shock noun Significado en Diccionario para estudiantes Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de "shock" - Diccionario Inglés para Estudiantes

shock

noun     /ʃɒk/
SURPRISE [C, U]
B1 a big, unpleasant surprise: We got a nasty shock when he gave us the bill. Her death came as a terrible shock to him. They are still in shock (= feeling the effect of a shock) from the accident.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
ILLNESS [U]
a medical condition when someone is extremely weak because of damage to their body: He went into shock and nearly died.Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood
ELECTRICITY [C] ( also electric shock)
a sudden, painful feeling that you get when electricity flows through your bodyElectricity and electronics
MOVEMENT [C]
a sudden movement caused by an explosion, accident, etc →  See also culture shock Energy, force and powerPower and intensity
(Definition of shock noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “shock” en inglés para estudiantes

Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

frenemy

a person who pretends to be your friend but is in fact an enemy

Palabra del día

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Aprende más