sheeld


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  • shield-tailed snake — /sheeld tayld / any of several burrowing snakes of the family Uropeltidae, of the Indian peninsula and Sri Lanka, having a tail that ends in a flat disk. Also called shieldtail /sheeld tayl /. * * * …   Universalium

  • shield-tailed snake — /sheeld tayld / any of several burrowing snakes of the family Uropeltidae, of the Indian peninsula and Sri Lanka, having a tail that ends in a flat disk. Also called shieldtail /sheeld tayl / …   Useful english dictionary

  • shield — shielder, n. shieldless, adj. shieldlessly, adv. shieldlessness, n. shieldlike, adj. /sheeld/, n. 1. a broad piece of armor, varying widely in form and size, carried apart from the body, usually on the left arm, as a defense against swords,… …   Universalium

  • windshield — /wind sheeld , win /, n. a shield of glass, in one or more sections, projecting above and across the dashboard of an automobile. Also called, esp. Brit., wind screen. [1900 05; WIND1 + SHIELD] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sheal — Recorded as Sheal, Sheals, Shiel, Shiell, Sheel, Sheele, Sheeles, Sheeld, Shield, and others, this an Anglo Scottish surname. It is locational from the places in England known as North and South Shields. The former is in the county of… …   Surnames reference

  • Shiell — Recorded as Sheal, Sheals, Shiel, Shiell, Sheel, Sheele, Sheeles, Sheeld, Shield, and others, this an Anglo Scottish surname. It is locational from the places in England known as North and South Shields. The former is in the county of… …   Surnames reference

  • Baltic Shield — /bɔltɪk ˈʃild/ (say bawltik sheeld) noun a mass of ancient rock in Scandinavia. Also, Scandinavian Shield …   Australian English dictionary

  • biological shield — /baɪəˌlɒdʒɪkəl ˈʃild/ (say buyuh.lojikuhl sheeld) noun a thick wall surrounding a nuclear reactor, to protect workers from radiation …   Australian English dictionary

  • Canadian Shield — /kæˌneɪdiən ˈʃild/ (say ka.naydeeuhn sheeld) noun a triangular area of Pre Cambrian rock in eastern Canada and the north eastern US. About 4 828 000 km2. Also, Laurentian Shield …   Australian English dictionary

  • dress shield — /ˈdrɛs ʃild/ (say dres sheeld) noun a pad worn under the arms beneath the clothing to keep perspiration from showing or staining …   Australian English dictionary

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