To shun; to move from. (Obs. or Prov. Eng.)
To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to shove. (Obs. or Prov. Eng.)
To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift. "For shunting your late partner on to me."
(Elec.) To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a galvanometer.