encounter with a shock

encounter with a shock
index collide (crash against)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

См. также в других словарях:

  • Shock — Shock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shocked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shocking}.] [OE. schokken; cf. D. schokken, F. choquer, Sp. chocar. [root]161. Cf. {Chuck} to strike, {Jog}, {Shake}, {Shock} a striking, {Shog}, n. & v.] 1. To give a shock to; to cause to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shock — 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. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shock — I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Middle High German schoc heap Date: 14th century a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of Indian corn set up in a field with the butt ends down II. transitive verb Date: 15th century to collect into… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shock — shock1 shockable, adj. shockability, n. shockedness, n. shocklike, adj. /shok/, n. 1. a sudden and violent blow or impact; collision. 2. a sudden or violent disturbance or commotion: the shock of battle. 3. a sudden or violent disturbance of the… …   Universalium

  • shock — I [[t]ʃɒk[/t]] n. 1) a sudden or violent disturbance of the emotions or sensibilities 2) a sudden and violent blow or impact 3) a sudden or violent commotion 4) pat gravely diminished blood circulation caused by severe injury or pain, blood loss …   From formal English to slang

  • Shock Wave (novel) — Infobox Book | name = Shock Wave image caption = 1st Edition Hardcover author = Clive Cussler cover artist = Paul Bacon country = United States language = English series = Dirk Pitt Novels genre = Adventure; Techno thriller publisher = Simon… …   Wikipedia

  • shock — I. /ʃɒk / (say shok) noun 1. a sudden and violent blow, or impact, collision, or encounter. 2. a sudden disturbance or commotion. 3. something that shocks mentally, emotionally, etc. 4. Pathology an abnormal state in which the body s oxygen usage …   Australian-English dictionary

  • encounter — Synonyms and related words: Olympic games, Olympics, accost, action, advance, affront, alight upon, altercation, approach, appropinquate, approximate, appulse, argument, assail, bang, bang into, battle, be exposed to, be subjected to, bear down… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shock — I. n. 1. Concussion, collision, shog, clash, impact, percussion. 2. Brunt, onset, assault, hostile encounter, conflict. 3. Blow, stroke, agitation, offence. 4. Stook, hattock. II. v. a. 1. Shake, strike against, come into collision with, collide …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Static Shock — For shocks from static electricity, see Electrostatics and Triboelectric effect. Static Shock logo of the show Format Animated series Created by …   Wikipedia


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