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Shock Shock, n. [OE. schokke; cf. OD schocke, G. schock a heap, quantity, threescore, MHG. schoc, Sw. skok, and also G. hocke a heap of hay, Lith. kugis.] 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. [G. schock.] (Com.) A lot consisting of sixty pieces; -- a term applied in some Baltic ports to loose goods., 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., Shock Shock, n. [Cf. Shag.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) 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., Shock Shock, a. Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair. His red shock peruke . . . was laid aside. --Sir W. Scott., Shock Shock, v. t. To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye., Shock Shock, v. i. To be occupied with making shocks. Reap well, scatter not, gather clean that is shorn, Bind fast, shock apace. --Tusser., Shock Shock, n. [Cf. D. schok a bounce, jolt, or leap, OHG. scoc a swing, MHG. schoc, Icel. skykkjun tremuously, F. choc a shock, collision, a dashing or striking against, Sp. choque, It. ciocco a log. [root]161. Cf. Shock to shake.] 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.' --Talfourd. 3. (Med.) A sudden depression of the vital forces of the entire body, or of a port 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., Shock Shock, v. t. (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.


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- electric shock occurs upon contact of a (human) body part with any source of electricity that causes a sufficient current through the
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