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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shock /ˈʃɑk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shock /ˈʃɑk/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 沖擊; 震動

From: Network Terminology

 震動 衝擊

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    And cause it on shocks to be by and by set.   --Tusser.
    Behind the master walks, builds up the shocks.   --Thomson.
 2.  Com. A lot consisting of sixty pieces; -- a term applied in some Baltic ports to loose goods.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, v. t. To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, v. i. To be occupied with making shocks.
 Reap well, scatter not, gather clean that is shorn,
 Bind fast, shock apace.   --Tusser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, 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.
 These strong, unshaken mounds resist the shocks
 Of tides and seas tempestuous.   --Blackmore.
    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. “A shock of pleasure.”
 3. Med. A sudden depression of the vital forces of the entire body, or of a part 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.
 Syn: -- Concussion, Shock.
 Usage: Both words signify a sudden violent shaking caused by impact or colision; but concussion is restricted in use to matter, while shock is used also of mental states.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shocked p. pr. & vb. n. Shocking.]
 1. To give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
 Come the three corners of the world in arms,
 And we shall shock them.   --Shak.
    I shall never forget the force with which he shocked De Vipont.   --Sir W. Scott.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, v. i. To meet with a shock; to meet in violent encounter. “They saw the moment approach when the two parties would shock together.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shock, a. Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair.
    His red shock peruke . . . was laid aside.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn:
            daze, stupor]
      2: the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering
         into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle" [syn:
      3: 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" [syn: electric shock, electrical
      4: (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: an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first
         shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while
         workers were at lunch" [syn: seismic disturbance]
      6: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock
         to learn that he was injured" [syn: blow]
      7: 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: a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly
         shock of black hair"
      9: a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the
         old car needed a new set of shocks" [syn: shock absorber,
      v 1: surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored
           when I heard that I was promoted" [syn: stun, floor,
            ball over, blow out of the water, take aback]
      2: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior
         of this married woman shocked her friends" [syn: offend,
          scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage]
      3: strike with horror or terror; "The news of the bombing
         shocked her"
      4: collide violently
      5: collect or gather into shocks; "shock grain"
      6: subject to electrical shocks
      7: inflict a trauma upon [syn: traumatize, traumatise]