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Engelsk navneord: shock

1. shock (om fornemmelse) the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis mother's death left him in a daze.
He was numb with shock.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)daze, stupor


Mindre specifikke termerstupefaction

2. shock (om handling) the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe armies met in the shock of battle.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impact


Mindre specifikke termercombat, fight, fighting, scrap

3. 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)electric shock, electrical shock


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

4. shock (om tilstand) (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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLoss of blood is an important cause of shock.


Mindre specifikke termercollapse, prostration


Mere specifikke termercardiogenic shock, distributive shock, hypovolemic shock, insulin reaction, insulin shock, obstructive shock


Overordnet emneområdepathology

5. shock (om begivenhed) an instance of agitation of the earth's crust


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)seismic disturbance


Mindre specifikke termerearthquake, quake, seism, temblor

6. shock (om begivenhed) an unpleasant or disappointing surprise


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt came as a shock to learn that he was injured.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blow


Mindre specifikke termersurprise


Mere specifikke termerblip

7. shock (om gruppe) a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCorn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks.
Whole fields of wheat in shock.


Mindre specifikke termeragglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, heap, mound, pile

8. shock (om gruppe) a bushy thick mass (especially hair)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had an unruly shock of black hair.


Mindre specifikke termermass

9. shock (om begivenhed) a sudden jarring impact


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe door closed with a jolt.
All the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jar, jolt, jounce


Mindre specifikke termerblow, bump

10. shock (om genstand) a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe old car needed a new set of shocks.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cushion, shock absorber


Mindre specifikke termerdamper, muffler


Mere specifikke termerair cushion, air spring


Omfatter disse overordnede termersuspension, suspension system


Engelsk udsagnsord: shock

1. shock (om følelse) surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI was floored when I heard that I was promoted.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe bad news will shock him, The good news will shock her


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ball over, blow out of the water, floor, take aback


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termersurprise


Mere specifikke termergalvanise, galvanize, startle

2. shock (om følelse) strike with disgust or revulsion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe performance is likely to shock Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerchurn up, disgust, nauseate, revolt, sicken

3. shock (om følelse) strike with horror or terror


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe news of the bombing shocked her.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe bad news will shock him, The performance is likely to shock Sue


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeralarm, appal, appall, dismay, horrify

4. shock (om relation) collide violently


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerclash, collide

5. shock (om relation) collect or gather into shocks


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShock grain.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercollect, garner, gather, pull together

6. shock (i anatomi) subject to electrical shocks


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercare for, treat


Mere specifikke termergalvanise, galvanize

7. shock (i anatomi) inflict a trauma upon


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)traumatise, traumatize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinjure, wound









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