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electric shock

Translation of electric shock in Spanish:

noun

countable and uncountable
  • descarga (feminine) eléctrica
    I got an electric shock
    recibí or me dio una descarga eléctrica
    (before noun) electric shock treatment
    (tratamiento (masculine) de) electrochoque (masculine) or electroshock (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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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