- Ⅰ.shock  ► NOUN 1) a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience, or the resulting feeling. 2) an acute medical condition associated with a fall in blood pressure, caused by loss of blood, severe burns, sudden emotional stress, etc. 3) a violent shaking movement caused by an impact, explosion, or tremor. 4) an electric shock.► VERB 1) cause to feel surprised and upset. 2) offend the moral feelings of; outrage. 3) affect with physiological shock, or with an electric shock.DERIVATIVES shockable adjective shockproof adjective.ORIGIN French choc.Ⅱ.shock  ► NOUN ▪ a group of twelve sheaves of grain placed upright and supporting each other to allow the grain to dry and ripen.ORIGIN perhaps from Dutch, Low German schok.Ⅲ.shock  ► NOUN ▪ an unkempt or thick mass of hair.ORIGIN origin uncertain.
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shockproof — ☆ shockproof [shäk′pro͞of΄ ] adj. able to absorb shock without being damaged [a shockproof watch] … English World dictionary
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shockproof — adjective Date: 1911 1. incapable of being shocked 2. a. resistant to damage by shock b. unlikely to cause shock ; protectively insulated < a shockproof switch > … New Collegiate Dictionary
shockproof — 1. adjective a) Made sturdily enough to withstand knocks and shocks without being damaged. My shockproof watch stood up to everything it reasonably could be expected to and kept ticking; but dropping it down an elevator shaft is asking too much.… … Wiktionary
shockproof — shock|proof [ˈʃɔkpru:f US ˈʃa:k ] adj a watch, machine etc that is shockproof is designed so that it is not easily damaged if it is dropped or hit … Dictionary of contemporary English
shockproof — adjective a watch, machine etc that is shockproof is designed so that it is not easily damaged if it is dropped or hit … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
shockproof — /shok proohf /, adj. 1. Also, shock proof. (of timepieces, machinery, etc.) protected against damage resulting from anticipated shocks. v.t. 2. to protect (timepieces, machinery, etc.) against damage resulting from anticipated shocks. [1910 15;… … Universalium
shockproof — shock|proof [ ʃak,pruf ] adjective designed not to break easily … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
shockproof — adj. protected against damage by shock; unlikely to produce an electrical shock … English contemporary dictionary
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