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Shock

n.1.A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grain, as wheat, rye, or the like, set up in a field, the sheaves varying in number from twelve to sixteen; a stook.
2.(Com.) A lot consisting of sixty pieces; - a term applied in some Baltic ports to loose goods.
v. t.1.To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye.
v. i.1.To be occupied with making shocks.
n.1.A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow, collision, or violent impulse; a blow, impact, or collision; a concussion; a sudden violent impulse or onset.
He stood the shock of a whole host of foes.
- Addison.
2.A sudden agitation of the mind or feelings; a sensation of pleasure or pain caused by something unexpected or overpowering; also, a sudden agitating or overpowering event.
3.(Med.) A sudden depression of the vital forces of the entire body, or of a port of it, marking some profound impression produced upon the nervous system, as by severe injury, overpowering emotion, or the like.
4.(Elec.) The sudden convulsion or contraction of the muscles, with the feeling of a concussion, caused by the discharge, through the animal system, of electricity from a charged body.
v. t.1.To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
[imp. & p. p. Shocked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shocking.]
2.To strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates.
Advise him not to shock a father's will.
- Dryden.
3.(Physiol.) To subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the nervous system.
v. i.1.To meet with a shock; to meet in violent encounter.
n.1.(Zool.) A dog with long hair or shag; - called also shockdog.
2.A thick mass of bushy hair; as, a head covered with a shock of sandy hair.
a.1.Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair.
His red shock peruke . . . was laid aside.
- Sir W. Scott.
Noun1.shock - the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
Synonyms: daze, stupor
2.shock - the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
Synonyms: impact
3.shock - a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they mae the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
4.shock - (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor; "loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
5.shock - an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"
6.shock - an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
Synonyms: blow
7.shock - a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field; "corn is bound in small sheeves and several sheeves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock"
8.shock - a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly shock of black hair"
9.shock - a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
Verb1.shock - surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
2.shock - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
3.shock - strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing shocked her"
4.shock - collide violently
5.shock - collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"
6.shock - subject to electrical shocks
7.shock - inflict a trauma upon
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