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shock1 Inglés británico e internacional

A sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience

shock2 Inglés británico e internacional

A group of twelve sheaves of grain placed upright and supporting each other to allow the grain to dry and ripen

shock3 Inglés británico e internacional

An unkempt or thick mass of hair

shock1 Tesauro Inglés

the news of the murder came as a shock

shock2 Tesauro Inglés

a shock of red hair

shell shock Inglés británico e internacional

Psychological disturbance caused by prolonged exposure to active warfare, especially being under bombardment

shock cord Inglés británico e internacional

Heavy elasticated cord; bungee cord

shock jock Inglés británico e internacional

A disc jockey on a talk-radio show who expresses opinions in a deliberately offensive or provocative way

shock stall Inglés británico e internacional

A marked increase in drag and a loss of lift and control on an aircraft approaching the speed of sound

shock wave Inglés británico e internacional

A sharp change of pressure in a narrow region travelling through a medium, especially air, caused by explosion or by a body moving faster than sound

culture shock Inglés británico e internacional

The feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes

future shock Inglés británico e internacional

A state of distress or disorientation due to rapid social or technological change

insulin shock Inglés británico e internacional

An acute physiological condition resulting from excess insulin in the blood, involving low blood sugar, weakness, convulsions, and potentially coma

shock brigade Inglés británico e internacional

(In the former Soviet Union) a body of workers who exceeded production quotas and were assigned to an especially urgent or arduous task

shock-headed Inglés británico e internacional

Having thick, shaggy, and unkempt hair

shock-horror Inglés británico e internacional

Causing great public outrage

shock tactic Inglés británico e internacional

A strategy that uses violent or extreme action or imagery to shock someone into doing something

shock therapy Inglés británico e internacional

Treatment of chronic mental conditions by electroconvulsive therapy or by inducing physiological shock

shock troops Inglés británico e internacional

Troops trained specially for carrying out a sudden assault

shock worker Inglés británico e internacional

(In the former Soviet Union) a member of a shock brigade

sticker shock Inglés británico e internacional

Shock or dismay experienced by the potential buyers of a particular product on discovering its high or increased price

thermal shock Inglés británico e internacional

A sudden temperature fluctuation causing stress in an object or substance

acoustic shock Inglés británico e internacional

Damaged hearing suffered by the user of an earphone as a result of sudden excessive noise in the device

electric shock Inglés británico e internacional

A sudden discharge of electricity through a part of the body

shock absorber Inglés británico e internacional

A device for absorbing jolts and vibrations, especially on a vehicle

anaphylactic shock Inglés británico e internacional

An extreme, often life-threatening allergic reaction to an antigen to which the body has become hypersensitive

heat-shock protein Inglés británico e internacional

A protein induced in a living cell in response to a rise in temperature above the normal level

short, sharp shock Inglés británico e internacional

A brief but harsh custodial sentence intended to discourage an offender from committing further offences

toxic shock syndrome Inglés británico e internacional

Acute septicaemia in women, typically caused by bacterial infection from a retained tampon or IUD

aftershock Inglés británico e internacional

A smaller earthquake following the main shock of a large earthquake

shockproof Inglés británico e internacional

Designed to resist damage when dropped or knocked

shock waves in shock wave Inglés británico e internacional

A widespread feeling of shock caused by an unexpected event

electroshock Inglés británico e internacional

Denoting or relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks

short, sharp shock in shock1 Inglés británico e internacional

A brief but harsh custodial sentence intended to discourage an offender from committing further offences

shock treatment in shock therapy Inglés británico e internacional

Treatment of chronic mental conditions by electroconvulsive therapy or by inducing physiological shock


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