GRE Word List

SHUNT

move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.

The meaning of the word shunt is move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N..

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