HyperDic: shield

English > 5 senses of the word shield:
NOUNartifactshielda protective covering or structure
artifactshield, bucklerarmor carried on the arm to intercept blows / blows
animalshield, carapace, shell, cuticlehard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
VERBcompetitionshield, screenprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
perceptionshield, harbor, harbourhold back a thought or feeling about
shield > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'ld
Rhymesafield ... yield: 36 rhymes with iyld...
English > shield: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA protective covering or structure.
Narrowernipple shieldA rubber / rubber or plastic shield to protect the nipples of nursing women
plate, scale, shellA metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
shieldingA shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay
shieldingshield consisting of an arrangement of metal mesh or plates designed to protect electronic equipment from ambient electromagnetic interference
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishcapa protectora, escudo
Catalancapa protectora
Verbsshieldprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
English > shield: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningarmor carried on the arm to intercept blows / blows.
Synonymbuckler
Narrowerescutcheon, scutcheonA shield
pavis, pavise(Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body
Broaderarmor, armourprotective covering made of metal / metal and used in combat / combat
Spanishbroquel, escudo, rodela
Catalanbroquer, escut, rodella
Verbsshieldprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
English > shield: 5 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningHard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.
Synonymscarapace, shell, cuticle
Part ofarthropodinvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
mollusk, mollusc, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
turtleAny of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming / swimming
NarrowercuticulaThe outer body wall of an insect
Broaderscutelarge bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake
SubstancesshellThe material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
Spanishcaparazón, carapacho, concha, cutícula
Catalanclosca, cutícula
English > shield: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningprotect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscreen
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishescudar, proteger
Catalanescudar
Nounsshieldarmor carried on the arm to intercept blows / blows
shielda protective covering or structure
shieldera person who cares for persons or property
shieldingthe act of shielding from harm
English > shield: 5 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaninghold back a thought or feeling about.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsharbor, harbour
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
Spanishresguardar
Catalanresguardar

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