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Electric Shock Definition


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Other Electric Shock Definition

[n] a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they mae the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
[n] the use of electric shock as a form of punishment
[n] trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness