Definition of "Shunt" :
noun: implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
noun: a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
noun: a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another
"An arteriovenus shunt."
verb: transfer to another track, of trains
verb: provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt