Protect (someone or something) from a danger, risk, or unpleasant experience
he pulled the cap lower to shield his eyes from the glare
these people have been completely shielded from economic forces
Prevent from being seen
the rocks she sat behind shielded her from the lodge
Enclose or screen (a piece of machinery) to protect the user
Prevent or reduce the escape of sound, light, or other radiation from (something)
uranium shutters shield the cobalt radioactive source
A broad piece of metal or another suitable material, held by straps or a handle attached on one side, used as a protection against blows or missiles
Something shaped like a shield, in particular
A police officer's badge
A stylized representation of a shield used for displaying a coat of arms
A large rigid area of the earth's crust, typically of Precambrian rock, that has been unaffected by later orogenic episodes, e.g., the Canadian Shield
A person or thing providing protection
a protective coating of grease provides a shield against abrasive dirt
A protective plate or screen on machinery or equipment
A device or material that prevents or reduces the emission of light or other radiation
A hard flat or convex part of an animal, esp. a shell
a protective covering or structure
protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
harbor: hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
carapace: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
(shielded) (used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
A shield is a type of personal armor, meant to intercept attacks, either by stopping projectiles such as arrows or by glancing a blow to the side of the shield-user. ...
S.H.I.E.L.D. is a fictional espionage and law-enforcement agency in the Marvel Comics Universe. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in Strange Tales #135 (Aug. 1965), it often deals with superhuman threats.
S.H.I.E.L.D. is the Amalgam Comics equivalent of S.H.I.E.L.D. from Marvel Comics. They first appeared in Bruce Wayne Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, though in Amalgam continuity, they first appeared in the metafictional Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. strip.
The Shield is the name of several fictional patriotic superheroes created by MLJ (now known as Archie Comics). The Shield has the distinction of being one of the first superheroes with a costume based upon the American Flag, appearing fourteen months before Captain America, who has a similar origin.
This is a list of fictional concepts in Artemis Fowl, a novel series by Eoin Colfer.
Shield, in comics, may refer to: * S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel Comics organization * Shield (Archie Comics), a number of characters who appeared in Archie and Impact Comics publications * '', a comic book adaptation of the TV series and published by IDW Publishing
* Shield'' (Marvel Comics), a ...
A broad piece of defensive armor, carried on the arm, formerly in general use in war, for the protection of the body; Anything which protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection; Figuratively, one who protects or defends; In lichens, a hardened cup or disk surrounded by a rim and ...
(Shielded) A loudspeaker driver or system that has a very small stray magnetic field making it acceptable for use near CRT-based screens. To shield a driver, a magnet of the opposite polarity is attached to the rear of the motor structure. ...
(Shielded) Sometimes called Flush or Embedded.
(shielded) The separation of metallic parts by an electrical nonconductor; insulated by other than an air gap.
Shielded inductors have internal iron or ferrite around the entire winding to prevent unwanted signals from escaping and interfering with the other components in the immediate area.
Shielded sensors (also called embeddable) can be flush mounted in metal up to the plane of their sensing face without significantly affecting the sensing characteristics.
(SHIELDS (Structured HybrId Equity LinkeD Securities)) SHIELDS are principal-protected notes that do not pay interest. The notes are callable, albeit at a generous call rate. ...
(Shields) Were used by the Ancients abourd their ships and outposts. Their shileds prove to be almost impenatrable, as long as there is sufficient power supply to maintain it. ...
(Shields) a protective barrier of power erected around a person, place, or object.
(shields) These are salient chitinous structures occuring in the males of Rhipicephalus, Boophilus and Hyalomma on either side of the anus. A pair close to the anus is always present and is termed adanal. ...
Shields are demonic ruling spirits presiding over strongholds of unconfessed generational sins that are attached to family bloodlines. A shield is a design or emblem on a warrior’s shield to symbolize a particular family line. ...
A design used on certain issues that has horizontal and vertical lines in a shield shape.
A metal formed washer attached to the outer ring and set so it rides close to, but not contacting, the inner ring, to retain lubricant and prevent contamination.