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shockproof

[shok-proof] /ˈʃɒkˌpruf/
adjective
1.
Also, shock-proof. (of timepieces, machinery, etc.) protected against damage resulting from anticipated shocks.
verb (used with object)
2.
to protect (timepieces, machinery, etc.) against damage resulting from anticipated shocks.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; shock1 + -proof
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shockproof

/ˈʃɒkˌpruːf/
adjective
1.
capable of absorbing shock without damage a shockproof watch
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