I awoke in mid-air, as the shock wave hurled me against the bedroom's far wall.
The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia has sent a shock wave through the Arab world.
The ultradrive had just one slight drawback: it set up a shock wave that made suns explode.
There was a terrific flash of flame and a shock wave of concussion.
In his bachelor apartment, Troy was sprawled on the edge of his bed when the first shock wave struck.
Whenever a shock wave strikes something of different density, its direction and velocity change.
A bullet cracked above his head, so close he felt the shock wave.
The shock wave hit Gordon, knocking him from his feet into the crowd around him.
What would the situation there be as to the shock wave which you have heretofore described?
As the plane roared on—rocking from the shock wave of the explosion—Joe saw a crater and a boiling cloud of smoke and flying sand.
|shock wave |
A large-amplitude wave formed by the sudden compression of the medium through which the wave moves. Shock waves can be caused by explosions or by objects moving through a fluid at a speed greater than the speed of sound.