shelˈtering noun and adjective
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Main Entry:shelter

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  • sheltering — index conservation, protective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Sheltering — Shelter Shel ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheltered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheltering}.] 1. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect. [1913 Webster] Those ruins sheltered once his sacred… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheltering — un·sheltering; …   English syllables

  • Sheltering Arms Hospital — was founded in 1889 in Richmond, Virginia. From its inception, Sheltering Arms has been committed to rendering medical services to all regardless of their ability to pay. The early mission of the Hospital, to succor . . . the sick, suffering poor …   Wikipedia

  • Sheltering Arms Hospital (West Virginia) — Sheltering Arms Hospital was located at Hansford in Kanawha County, West Virginia, east of Charleston on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway along Paint Creek. It was open from 1888 until 1923. The nursing school was added in 1902. The Episcopal… …   Wikipedia

  • sheltering — Synonyms and related words: covering, custodial, defensive, fostering, guardian, guarding, immunizing, parental, preventive, prophylactic, protecting, protective, safeguarding, screening, shielding, tutelary, vigilant, watchful …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sheltering — shel·ter || ʃeltÉ™(r) n. refuge, secure location, protected place; protection, safety; building which temporarily houses homeless people or animals v. give refuge, provide a safe haven; seek protection; protect, defend, screen, cover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheltering trust. — See spendthrift trust. * * * …   Universalium

  • sheltering trust. — See spendthrift trust …   Useful english dictionary

  • Earth sheltering — is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature. Earth sheltering is popular in modern times among advocates of passive… …   Wikipedia

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