Definition of 'electric shock'
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The electric shock he received was still big enough to knock him off the table. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It ran through me like an electric shock. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Able got a massive electric shock from loose wires in the street when he was just a year old. The Sun (2016)It was like an electric shock. The Sun (2016)It means they may fail to deliver a potentially life-saving electric shock to heart attack victims. The Sun (2016)When the pins are too close together like this there is a risk of electric shock. The Sun (2012)They had become engaged while he was in hospital for electric shock treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She put a cable in my ears and gave me electric shocks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)MPs have called for a ban on electric shock collars used to discipline dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was also allegedly subjected to electric shocks to various parts of his body. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All participants were given mildly painful electric shocks matched to their pain threshold so that the intensity was not intolerable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His family claim that he may have inadvertently pulled the trigger while suffering a muscle spasm caused by the electric shock. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was like an electric shock. The Sun (2015)If there was a snake under it, they received an electric shock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If they come too close to each other, they get an electric shock. The Sun (2011)His body is able to conduct electricity, and can withstand electric shocks that would kill anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His body is able to conduct and store electricity, and can withstand electric shocks that would kill anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You are given an anaesthetic, then you are given an electric shock which causes your body to have a fit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hang on, an electric shock? Times, Sunday Times (2007)A feeling of unease passed through him, like an electric shock. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)They will get a massive electric shock as soon as they touch that fence,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was building a Tesla coil the whole time we were making the record, and he kept getting electric shocks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the driver got out again they would take some charge with them, which is why you can get an electric shock when touching a car door. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We just, erm, stop your heart for a few seconds and then give you an electric shock to get it going again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was given electric shocks when I refused to give their names. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A NEW gadget gives computer gamers a painful electric shock when they get shot or crash a car. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'electric shock'
British English: electric shock /ɪˈlɛktrɪk ʃɒk/ NOUN
If you get an electric shock, you get a sudden painful feeling when you touch something which is connected to a supply of electricity.
- American English: electric shock
- Arabic: صَدْمَة كَهْرَبَائِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: choque elétrico
- Chinese: 电击
- Croatian: električni šok
- Czech: úraz elektrickým proudem
- Danish: elektrisk stød
- Dutch: elektrische schok
- European Spanish: descarga eléctrica
- Finnish: sähköisku
- French: choc électrique
- German: Stromschlag
- Greek: ηλεκτροσόκ
- Italian: scossa elettrica
- Japanese: 感電
- Korean: 감전
- Norwegian: støt
- Polish: wstrząs elektryczny
- European Portuguese: choque elétrico
- Romanian: șoc electric
- Russian: удар электричеством
- Spanish: descarga eléctrica
- Swedish: elektrisk stöt
- Thai: กระแสไฟดูด
- Turkish: elektrik çarpması
- Ukrainian: ураження електричним струмом
- Vietnamese: điện giật
Definition of electric shock from the Collins English Dictionary
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