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  • s  (used especially of machinery) not protected by a shield

  • Dumbo is separated from his mother and left unshielded from the unrelenting attacks.
  • Two scientists at the University of Genoa, Italy, noted that the rays coming from unshielded quartz-halogen lamps can induce mutations in the DNA of bacteria.
  • Most important were two Geiger tubes, one of them unshielded, the other wrapped in sheet lead about in.

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