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Engelsk navneord: electric shock

1. electric shock (om handling) the use of electricity to administer punishment or torture

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey used cattle prods to administer electric shocks.

Mindre specifikke termercorporal punishment, torture, torturing

2. electric shock (om tilstand) 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

Mindre specifikke termerharm, hurt, injury, trauma

3. electric shock (om handling) a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSubjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response.
Electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electrical shock, shock

Mindre specifikke termerinborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

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