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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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Examples from the web for shockproof
  • shockproof controls for protecting the operator from mechanical and electrical hazards shall be provided.
  • shockproof packaging should be used when transporting the instrument.
  • Anywhere fireproof, shockproof, chemically resistant materials are needed.
  • Switch shall be leakproof, shockproof, and corrosion resistant.
British Dictionary definitions for shockproof

shockproof

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