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electric shock

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Definition of electric shock in English:

noun

A sudden discharge of electricity through a part of the body: the lead singer got an electric shock from his mic
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  • The pain can be steady and burning or come like sudden electric shocks.
  • A defibrillator emits a series of electric shocks, these make sure the heart does not have erratic rhythms.
  • If the instrument and the expertise are available, electric shocks are administered with a defibrillator, which may or may not restore a normal electrical rhythm and hence a regular beat.

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