(physics, chemistry) The situation, in NMRspectroscopy, in which a local magnetic field is weakened by the presence of neighbouring nuclei.
(soccer) Action done by the person with the ball to protect the ball from the defender; the person concerned keeps his body between the ball and the defender.
Shielding Sentence Examples
Mary strode down the path toward them, a hand shielding the sun from her eyes.
Though she wasn't hungry, she drank, exploring the black curtain shielding his memories as she did.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.
Since p can never be infinite, complete shielding is not possible.
When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.