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  • n  a protective covering or structure
  • n  armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
  • n  hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
  • v  protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
  • v  hold back a thought or feeling about

  • American troops in Iraq have become masters of improvisation, like bolting jury-rigged armor to humvees to shield themselves from sniper fire and shrapnel.
  • But in the absence of a favorable court decision, Congress should pass a shield law to protect journalists and their sources.
  • But the reality is that there is no shield at the ready.
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  • Nyko NVIDIA SHIELD accessories hands-on
    Just after first hearing about Nyko’s accessory contributions to NVIDIA SHIELD earlier today, we’ve gotten the opportunity check theses accessories out first hand at E3 2013! Here we’re seeing both the Nyko NVIDIA SHIELD Travel Case and the Nyko NVIDIA SHIELD Shell Case in action, complete with a production-level SHIELD device inside. Look friendly enough Read The Full Story
    June 11, 2013 - SlashGear
  • X-Doria Shield Offers All-Around Protection of iPhone
    X-Doria announced a cool looking iPhone case on Tuesday called Shield. The multi-layered case offers protection from shocks, and it gives you access to all your buttons and the camera. It's made of polycarobonate, and it's priced at US$39.99.
    June 11, 2013 - The Mac Observer
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Of NC Moving Out Of Iconic Chapel Hill Building | WUNC
    Loading streams... Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina employees will soon move out of their landmark Chapel Hill headquarters and consolidate operations in Durham. The health insurer purchased two buildings on its Durham campus where they could move employees starting in September.
    June 10, 2013 - WUNC Chapel Hill

  • Robert Gates in BusinessWeek
    Given the political dimension of this issue, it is equally critical that every effort be made to shield our men and women in uniform and their families from those aspects of this debate,Gates wrote.
  • Andrew Hilditch in (blog)
    He said: "Usman Khawaja has been selected on the back of some very strong Sheffield Shield performances. He is seen as being capable of batting anywhere in Test cricket, but importantly for this particular series a top-order batsman who could bat in...
  • Roger Goodell in The Associated Press
    I talked on personal conduct. I didn't speak about anyone in particular in that case,Goodell said. "But I did talk about what I call protecting the shield. My job is to protect the integrity of the NFL and to make sure the game is as safe...

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