shock

  • 141Shock-head — a. Shock headed. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 142Shock sensitivity — is a comparative measure of the sensitivity to sudden movement of a chemical compound, usually of an explosive.Compounds with a high sensitivity to shock, such as Nitroglycerin and Acetone peroxide require special precautions to be taken when… …

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  • 143Shock chlorination — is a process used in many swimming pools, water wells, springs, and other water sources to reduce the bacterial and algal residue in the water. Shock chlorination is performed by mixing a large amount of sodium hypochlorite, which can be in the… …

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  • 144Shock Treatment (TV series) — Shock Treatment is a reality entertainment documentary shown in 2005 on Sky One in the UK and Fox Reality in the U.S. It stars Rutger Hauer as presenter and John Woolvet as the fictional Dr. John Templeton. Other members of the cast include… …

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  • 145Shock humour — Shock humor is a style of comedy intended to shock the audience. This can be achieved through excessively foul toilet humor, mocking of serious themes (a.k.a black comedy), or through tactlessness in the aftermath of a crisis (e.g. 9/11).… …

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  • 146Shock Absorber — Création 1995 Dates clés 1995 …

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  • 147shock anestésico — Estado de shock producido por una sobredosis de anestésico. Véase también shock. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 148shock hemorrágico — m. hemat. Estado provocado por la pérdida de gran cantidad de sangre. Los primeros síntomas son tensión arterial baja, pulso rápido y débil, frío, palidez y una respiración rápida y superficial. Medical Dictionary. 2011. sh …

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  • 149shock secundario — Estado de colapso físico y postración causado por numerosos procesos traumáticos y patológicos. Se desarrolla un cierto tiempo después de una lesión hística grave, pudiendo continuar directamente el shock primario. Se acompaña de varios signos,… …

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  • 150shock traumático — Estado emocional o psicológico que sigue a un traumatismo y que puede producir un comportamiento anómalo. Los tipos más frecuentes son el shock hipovolémico por pérdida sanguínea y el shock neurogénico por una interrupción de la integridad de la… …

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  • 151Shock (Begriffsklärung) — Shock (engl. für Schock) steht für: Shock, einen Pornofilm Shock (Rainbow MagicLand), eine Achterbahn Siehe auch: Schock Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unter …

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  • 152shock treatment — shock .treatment also shock .therapy n [U] 1.) treatment of mental illness using powerful electric shocks 2.) the use of extreme methods to change a system or solve a problem as quickly as possible used especially in news reports ▪ the government …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 153shock tactic — shock tactics N COUNT: usu pl Shock tactics are a way of trying to influence people s attitudes to a particular matter by shocking them. We must use shock tactics if we are to stop Aids becoming another accepted 20th century disease …

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  • 154shock treatment — shock treatments N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Shock treatment is the same as shock therapy …

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  • 155shock therapy — shock′ ther apy n. pst any of various therapies, as insulin shock therapy or electroconvulsive therapy, that induce convulsions or unconsciousness and are used for symptomatic relief in certain mental disorders. Also called shock′ treat ment •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 156shock therapy — (also shock treatment) ► NOUN ▪ treatment of chronic mental conditions by electroconvulsive therapy or by inducing physiological shock …

    English terms dictionary

  • 157shock-re|sist|ant — «SHOK rih ZIHS tuhnt», adjective. capable of resisting shock; shockproof: »Plastic mirrors, unlike those of glass, do not shatter, are shock resistant, and do not steam or cloud (Science News Letter) …

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  • 158shock´ing|ness — shock|ing «SHOK ihng», adjective. 1. a) causing intense and painful surprise: »shocking news. SYNONYM(S): appalling. b) offensive; disgusting; revolting: »a shocking sight. SYNONYM( …

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  • 159shock´ing|ly — shock|ing «SHOK ihng», adjective. 1. a) causing intense and painful surprise: »shocking news. SYNONYM(S): appalling. b) offensive; disgusting; revolting: »a shocking sight. SYNONYM( …

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  • 160shock|ing — «SHOK ihng», adjective. 1. a) causing intense and painful surprise: »shocking news. SYNONYM(S): appalling. b) offensive; disgusting; revolting: »a shocking sight. SYNONYM( …

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