shock

  • 21shock — /ʃɔk, ingl. ʃHk/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «colpo», da to shock «percuotere»] s. m. inv. choc (fr.), colpo, impressione, spavento, scossa, turbamento, trauma …

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  • 22shock — [n] complete surprise; blow awe, bombshell*, breakdown, bump, clash, collapse, collision, concussion, confusion, consternation, crash, distress, disturbance, double whammy*, earthquake, encounter, excitement, eyeopener*, hysteria, impact, injury …

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  • 23shock|er — shock|er1 «SHOK uhr», noun. 1. Informal. a highly sensational written work, especially a story: »That young man loves to read shockers. 2. Slang. a person or thing at shocks: »You never know what he ll do next a real shocker, isn t he? shock|er2… …

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  • 24Shock — (engl., spr. sch , »Stoß«), der lähmende Einfluß einer plötzlichen heftigen Erschütterung, resp. Verletzung zahlreicher Nerven oder einzelner großer Nervenstämme auf die Herztätigkeit, wahrscheinlich verbunden mit einer reflektorischen… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 25Shock — (engl., spr. schock), heftiger Stoß, Erschütterung; auch der Wundschreck, eine tiefe, oft tödliche Ohnmacht, nach schweren Verwundungen. – Vgl. Gröningen (1885) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 26shock — /ʃɑk/, it. /ʃɔk/ s. ingl. (propr. urto, scossa violenta ), usato in ital. al masch. [impressione violenta e improvvisa che turba fortemente] ▶◀ choc, colpo, scossa, trauma. ↓ emozione, turbamento …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 27Shock — [ʃɔk] vgl. ↑Schock …

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  • 28shock — → choque …

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  • 29shock — (del inglés; pronunciamos soc o choc soc o choc ) sustantivo masculino 1. Área: medicina Fuerte depresión nerviosa y circulatoria producida generalmente por una impresión. Sinónimo …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 30shock — shock1 shockable, adj. shockability, n. shockedness, n. shocklike, adj. /shok/, n. 1. a sudden and violent blow or impact; collision. 2. a sudden or violent disturbance or commotion: the shock of battle. 3. a sudden or violent disturbance of the… …

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  • 31shock — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 extreme surprise ADJECTIVE ▪ awful (esp. BrE), big, considerable (esp. BrE), dreadful (esp. BrE), great, huge, major, massive, nasty …

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  • 32shock — shock1 W2S2 [ʃɔk US ʃa:k] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(unexpected event/situation)¦ 2¦(unexpected unpleasant feeling)¦ 3¦(medical)¦ 4¦(electricity)¦ 5¦(vehicle)¦ 6 shock of hair 7¦(sudden change)¦ 8¦(shaking)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 5, 7 8; Orig …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33shock — I n. 1) to give smb. a shock 2) to express; feel; get, have a shock 3) to absorb a shock 4) an emotional; mild, slight; profound, rude, severe, terrible shock 5) (a) culture; electric; future; insulin; shell (old fashioned) shock 6) a shock to… …

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  • 34shock — 1 noun 1 SHOCKING EVENT/SITUATION (countable usually singular) an unexpected and unpleasant event, situation, or piece of news that surprises and upsets you: It was a real shock to hear that the factory would have to close. | come as a shock (=be …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 35shock — [[t]ʃɒ̱k[/t]] ♦♦ shocks, shocking, shocked 1) N COUNT If you have a shock, something suddenly happens which is unpleasant, upsetting, or very surprising. The extent of the violence came as a shock... He has never recovered from the shock of your… …

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  • 36shock — I UK [ʃɒk] / US [ʃɑk] noun Word forms shock : singular shock plural shocks *** 1) [singular/uncountable] the feeling of being very surprised by something bad that happens unexpectedly Jessica s face was blank with shock. News of the murder left… …

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  • 37shock — shock1 [ ʃak ] noun *** ▸ 1 surprise from something bad ▸ 2 something that surprises you ▸ 3 being weak and cold ▸ 4 electric flow in body ▸ 5 very thick hair ▸ 6 vehicle s shock absorber 1. ) singular or uncount the feeling of being very… …

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  • 38Shock — In medicine, shock is a critical condition brought on by a sudden drop in blood flow through the body. There is failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate blood flow. This sharply curtails the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to vital …

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  • 39Shock G — Infobox Musical artist Name = Shock Mc Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Gregory E. Jacobs Alias = Humpty Hump, Piano Man, Rackadelic, MC Blowfish Born = Birth date and age|1963|8|25|mf=y Died = Origin =… …

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  • 40shock — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a violent collision, impact, tremor, etc. 2 a sudden and disturbing effect on the emotions, physical reactions, etc. (the news was a great shock). 3 an acute state of prostration following a wound, pain, etc., esp. when much blood …

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