the violent impact when one thing collides with another
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(pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; caused by loss of circulating blood or cardiac arrest or obstruction or poor distribution of the blood flow; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor
a disturbance propagating through a medium or a field, e.g. the earth's crust or an electromagnetic field
a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field
an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
- "the shock of his mother's death"
- "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
strike with disgust or revulsion
- "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"