Definition - shock

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shock
  1. an instance of agitation of the earth's crust; "the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"
  2. strike with disgust or revulsion;
  3. the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's death left him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
  4. a bushy thick mass (especially hair); "he had an unruly shock of black hair"
  5. 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 sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"; "whole fields of wheat in shock"
  6. (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"
  7. inflict a trauma upon
  8. a reflex response to the passage of electric

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