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  • 1 SHIELD — Personnage de fiction Activité(s) Agence gouvernementale Adresse Héliporteur (Helicarrier) …

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  • 2 shield´er — shield «sheeld», noun, verb. –n. 1. a piece of armor carried on the arm or in the hand to protect the body in battle, used in ancient and medieval warfare. 2. anything used to protect: »He turned up his collar as a shield against the cold wind. A …

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  • 3 Shield — Shield, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shielded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shielding}.] [AS. scidan, scyldan. See {Shield}, n.] 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. [1913 Webster] Shouts of… …

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  • 4 Shield — Shield, n. [OE. sheld, scheld, AS. scield, scild, sceld, scyld; akin to OS. scild, OFries. skeld, D. & G. schild, OHG. scilt, Icel. skj[ o]ldr, Sw. sk[ o]ld, Dan. skiold, Goth. skildus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Sheldrake}.] 1. A broad piece of… …

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  • 5 shield — [shēld] n. [ME schelde < OE scield, akin to Ger schild < Gmc * skild < IE base * (s)kel > SHELF] 1. a flat, usually broad, piece of metal, wood, etc., carried in the hand or worn on the forearm to ward off blows or missiles 2. any… …

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  • 6 Shield — steht für The Shield – Gesetz der Gewalt, eine US amerikanische Krimiserie Mark Shield (* 1973), ein australischer Fußballschiedsrichter William Shield (1748 1829), englischer Komponist Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärun …

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  • 7 shield — [n] protection absorber, aegis, armament, armor, buckler, buffer, bulwark, bumper, cover, defense, escutcheon, guard, mail, rampart, safeguard, screen, security, shelter, ward; concepts 712,729 shield [v] protect bulwark, chamber, conceal, cover …

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  • 8 shield — ► NOUN 1) a broad piece of armour held for protection against blows or missiles. 2) a sporting trophy consisting of an engraved metal plate mounted on a piece of wood. 3) Heraldry a stylized representation of a shield used for displaying a coat… …

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  • 9 Shield — См. Защитный экран Термины атомной энергетики. Концерн Росэнергоатом, 2010 …

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  • 10 shield — I noun aegis, buckler, buffer, bulwark, clipeus, cover, covert, coverture, defense, guard, protection, protector, rampart, refuge, safeguard, sanctuary, screen, scutum, security, shelter II index blind (obscure) …

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  • 11 shield — vb protect, guard, safeguard, *defend Analogous words: preserve, conserve, *save: *harbor, shelter, lodge, house …

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  • 12 Shield — A piece of moisture proof fabric, worn to protect a part of the clothing liable to become soiled …

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  • 13 Shield — A shield is a protective device, meant to intercept attacks. The term often refers to a device that is held in the hand, as opposed to armour or a bullet proof vest.Prehistoric and AntiquityThe oldest form of shield was a protection used to block …

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  • 14 shield — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 used to protect the body when fighting ADJECTIVE ▪ riot VERB + SHIELD ▪ lower, raise ▪ be armed with, be equipped with, carry …

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  • 15 shield — I UK [ʃiːld] / US [ʃɪld] noun [countable] Word forms shield : singular shield plural shields ** 1) an object that soldiers carried in the past to protect themselves from being hit a) a riot shield that police officers carry to protect them b) an… …

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  • 16 shield — shield1 [ ʃild ] noun count ** 1. ) an object that soldiers carried in the past to protect themselves from being hit a ) a RIOT SHIELD that police officers carry to protect them b ) an object that protects a particular part of your body, for… …

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  • 17 shield — shield1 [ʃi:ld] n ↑shield, ↑sword [: Old English; Origin: scield] 1.) a) a large piece of metal or leather that soldiers used in the past to protect themselves when fighting b) a piece of equipment made of strong plastic, used by the police to… …

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  • 18 shield — [1] An eye and face protector held in the hand when welding. It enables a person to look directly at the electric arc through a special lens without being harmed. [2] A relatively broad protective device which keeps away unwanted liquid or vapor …

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  • 19 shield — 01. The President s security guard jumped in front of him to act as a [shield] protecting him from the gunman s bullet. 02. Sunscreen with a rating of 25 or more acts as an effective [shield] against harmful rays from the sun. 03. Living in such… …

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  • 20 shield — shielder, n. shieldless, adj. shieldlessly, adv. shieldlessness, n. shieldlike, adj. /sheeld/, n. 1. a broad piece of armor, varying widely in form and size, carried apart from the body, usually on the left arm, as a defense against swords,… …

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