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Noun
A person or thing providing protection
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“Sun-protective clothing provides a better shield than sunscreen since it never rubs off or requires reapplying.”
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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
“The savior's novice guard cape floated in the same direction as his hair and pants, and he unconsciously removed the new shield from its back straps.”
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Something serving to hide or disguise something (else)
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A symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of a company or organization
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An award or accolade bestowed to a victor or champion
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A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces
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A splasher (cover to prevent splashes)
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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Something that wraps around or surrounds something, as a sheath encases its blade
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A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
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The state of being insulated
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The projecting edge around the bottom of a hat
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A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely
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Protection
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A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
Verb
To protect or shield from harm or danger
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“Cylindrical ducts shield the propellers.”
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To shut off from view
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
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To accompany and look after or supervise
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To coat with a (typically metallic) layer
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