shock

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tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake aftershock
earthquake after main shock, mini aftershock , tremors
mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion air cushion , air spring
condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas asphyxia
steel with a relatively large component (10-14%) of manganese; highly resistant to wear and shock austenitic manganese steel , manganese steel
sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption blip
soft elastic silicone polymer that increases in elasticity with the application of force; used in the center of golf balls and as shock-absorbent padding bouncing putty
cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact buffer , fender
mechanical device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage bumper
shock caused by cardiac arrest cardiogenic shock
member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids commando , ranger
shock to brain concussion
cold water, shock of curglaff
protect against shock cushion
application of a shock to restore heart rhythm defibrillation
treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator) defibrillation
electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation defibrillator
shock caused by poor distribution of the blood flow distributive shock
monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension dopamine , Dopastat , Intropin
shock as treatment, electric ECT , electroconvulsive therapy
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