shielded joint

shielded joint

[′shēl·dəd ′jȯint]
(electricity)
Cable joint having its insulation so enveloped by a conducting shield that substantially every point on the surface of the insulation is at ground potential, or at some predetermined potential with respect to ground.

shielded joint

A joint between electrical cables which has its insulation so enclosed by a conducting shield that every point on the surface of the insulation is, essentially, at ground potential.