n.防护物,护罩,盾,盾状物 vt.(from) 保护,防护 v.遮蔽
名词:shielder 动词过去式:shielded 过去分词:shielded 现在分词:shielding 第三人称单数:shields
1 (a) piece of (usu metal or leather) armour formerly carried on the arm to protect the body when fighting 盾.
(b) (in heraldry) drawing or model of a shield displaying a coat of arms (coat) （纹章中的）盾形纹徽, 盾形徽章. =>illus at coat of arms arms (coat) 见coat of arms (coat)插图.
(c) trophy in the form of a shield 盾形锦标
*win the school boxing shield 赢得学校拳击赛盾形锦标.
2 ~ (against sth) (fig 比喻) person or thing that protects 起保护作用的人或物
*This car polish is an effective shield against rust. 这种汽车上光蜡很有防 作用.
3 (in machinery, etc) plate or screen that protects the operator or the machine; thing used to keep out wind, dust, etc （机器等的）护板, 挡风板, 防尘板
*a shield around the grip of a chainsaw 链锯手柄的护套
* the `heat-shield on a space capsule 宇宙飞船密封舱的隔热屏
* a welder's `eye-shield, ie to stop sparks getting into the eye 电焊工的护目罩.
v [Tn, Tn.pr] ~sb/sth (against/from sb/sth) protect sb/sth from harm; defend sb/sth from criticism, attack, etc 保护或庇护某人[某事物]
*shield one's eyes (from the sun) with one's hand 用手（挡住阳光）保护眼睛
* The police officer shielded the child with her body. 那警察用她的身体保护了小孩.
* You can't shield this criminal from prosecution. 你不能包庇该罪犯而不起诉他.
* I tried to shield him against prying journalists. 我竭力为他挡驾, 拦住那些锲而不舍的记者.
1. The effort to shield assets to be passed on to children and grandchildren is making prenups more common among retired people in their 60s and 70s who are remarrying after a spouse has died. 保护自己的资产，使之能传到儿子和孙子手中，这种努力使婚前契约在已退休并丧偶、又准备再婚的六七十岁的老人当中更为常见。
2. Dark glasses is an effective shield against the glare. 墨镜能有效地保护眼睛不受强光刺激。