Shield in a sentence as a noun

" he says, "This shield can block any spear!

We need low cost structures which can shield people from high winds, floods and earthquakes.

Individually, the word means spear and the word means shield.

The story goes - once upon a time there was a merchant selling spears and shield.

Part of your job when you're in a leadership position is to shield them from ****.

[Edit: Pedantry shield: Ok, ok, should have said people don't die because twitter is down.

An astute member of the audience asks "What happens if you hit your shield with your spear?".

India gets the net and trident and the pakistanis get the shield and short sword.

Perhaps our reaction to being able to see the sum of all human life will be to shield our eyes from it.

Shield in a sentence as a verb

This is almost too good:"As Swartz entered the wiring closet, he held his bicycle helmet like a mask to shield his face, looking through ventilation holes in the helmet.

The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.

Presumably he knew the odds that "they" would track him down anyway, and by going public he has a chance to leverage popular public sentiment as a shield of sorts.

Two, it emphasizes that we can participate in the game of isolating jerrya, and doing so will shield us from his treatment, as well as the harsh treatment of any who join in.

Experimenters shouldn't get their hopes up too far: Some forms of radiation are extremely penetrating/hard to shield, and some hazardous isotopes live a long, long time.

Always be prepared for some customers, who deliberately mislead you that they don't understand the mumbo-jumbo, projecting ignorance as a shield so that they can ruin you on payments.

However, you may get unlucky if your shield can volume has resonant frequencies in the operating range of the circuit which will trigger feedback and render the circuit inoperable.

You can see where the designer originally made room for a shield "can" to be soldered over the sensitive components, indicated by the exposed copper rectangle around the heatsink area.

One of my ex managers said that his role was to attend the meetings,shield the developers from the politics of getting projects approved and other institutional overhead so that we could focus on delivering product.

Shield definitions


a protective covering or structure


armor carried on the arm to intercept blows

See also: buckler


hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

See also: carapace shell cuticle


protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

See also: screen


hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"

See also: harbor harbour