New English-Irish Dictionary
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shield

noun
verb
noun
1 noun HIST, MIL, POLICE object carried for protection from blows, missiles etc sciath fem2  c m u 2 noun object worn to protect bodysciath fem2  c m ucosaint fem3  c m uface shield sciath aghaidhe, aghaidhsciatheye shield sciath súl
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3 noun protection from harm or damagecosaint fem3  c m ucumhdach masc1  c m uit's a good shield against the sun is maith an chosaint ar an ngrian éit acts as a shield against disease feidhmíonn sé mar chosaint ar ghalair 4 noun IND protective measure on machinery etcsciath fem2  c m ucumhdach masc1  c m uprotective shield sciath chosanta, cumhdach cosanta 5 noun ZOOL protective part of animalsciath fem2  c m u 6 noun PHYS sth that protects from radiation etcsciath fem2  c m ucumhdach masc1  c m u 7 noun trophysciath fem2  c m u 8 noun competitionsciath fem2  c m uin the shield final i gcluiche ceannais na scéithethe shield winners buaiteoirí na scéithe 9 noun shapesciath fem2  c m u 10 noun (US) POLICE badgesuaitheantas masc1  c m u
verb
11 verb protect from harm TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m ucumhdaigh verb  c m ushe shielded the flame with her hands chumhdaigh sí an lasair lena lámhahe shielded his head from the blows chosain sé a cheann ar na buillí 12 verb conceal TRANSITIVEfolaigh verb  c m uceil verb  c m uhe shielded the keyboard from the class d'fholaigh sé an méarchlár ar an rang, níor lig sé don rang an méarchlár a fheiceáil 13 verb protect from sth unpleasant TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m ufolaigh verb  c m uhe shielded the children from all harm chosain sé na páistí ar gach díobháilhe shielded her from the truth cheil sé an fhírinne uirthi 14 verb IND fit a protective measure TRANSITIVEsciath a chur arcumhdach a chur ar 15 verb SPOR use body to protect ball from opponent TRANSITIVEcosain verb  c m uto shield the ball from an opponent an liathróid a chosaint ar chéile comhraic