electric shock

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electric shock

n
(Pathology) the physiological reaction, characterized by pain and muscular spasm, to the passage of an electric current through the body. It can affect the respiratory system and heart rhythm. Sometimes shortened to: shock
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Noun1.electric shock - the use of electricity to administer punishment or tortureelectric shock - the use of electricity to administer punishment or torture; "they used cattle prods to administer electric shocks"
torturing, torture - the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
corporal punishment - the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
2.electric shock - trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
3.electric shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the bodyelectric shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
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Translations
úraz elektrickým proudem
elektrisk stød
sähköisku
električni šok
感電
감전
elektrisk stöt
กระแสไฟดูด
điện giật

electric shock

nscossa (elettrica)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

electric shock

صَدْمَة كَهْرَبَائِيَّة úraz elektrickým proudem elektrisk stød Stromschlag ηλεκτροσόκ descarga eléctrica sähköisku choc électrique električni šok scossa elettrica 感電 감전 elektrische schok støt wstrząs elektryczny choque elétrico удар электричеством elektrisk stöt กระแสไฟดูด elektrik çarpması điện giật 电击
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