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Shunting meaning

Shunting - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Shunt
  2. 2. Switching; as, shunting engine, yard, etc.
  3. 3. Arbitrage conducted between certain local markets without the necessity of the exchange involved in foreign arbitrage.

Shunting - examples of usage

  1. He had allowed our train to pass by shunting himself, until we had done so without any suspicion. - "Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863", Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle.
  2. They were making up the local freight- the yard engine backing and shunting the cars into line. - "A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  3. He did not perceive, branching from the column down which his finger ran, a small twist, called a shunting- line, inserted at a particular place, to imply that at that point the train was divided into two. - "Desperate Remedies", Thomas Hardy.
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