guarding


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guarding

[′gärd·iŋ]
(electricity)
A method of eliminating surface-leakage effects from measurements of electrical resistance which employs a low-resistance conductor in the vicinity of one of the terminals or a portion of the measuring circuit.
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The Hajji stood in the gate guarding his skirts from defilement.
The three other Kings, who were not paid for guarding the Passes, tell them by runner of the bad faith of Bunar and Hilas.
The French custom-house men were guarding the wreck.
Immediately surrounding Mrs Musgrove were the little Harvilles, whom she was sedulously guarding from the tyranny of the two children from the Cottage, expressly arrived to amuse them.
nothing but insignificant orders; such as guarding the castle, guarding every lodging, allowing none of M.
Other men, who had no land and no fish-traps, and who else would have gone hungry, were glad to work for Pig-Jaw, caring for his goats, guarding them from wild dogs and tigers, and driving them to the feeding pastures in the mountains.
Guard Aaron Afflalo, who won't be at a size disadvantage at 6-5, will draw the assignment of guarding Collins, along with Cedric Bozeman.