There are 3 main translations of shock in Spanish

: shock1shock2shock3

shock1

choque, n.

Pronunciation: /ʃɒk//ʃɑk/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (of impact) choque masculine
      (of impact) impacto masculine
      (of earthquake, explosion) sacudida feminine
      • Information about the termination shock may also provide insight into the more powerful shocks generated by supernova explosions.
      • Usually such damages will weaken the bumper's ability to absorb the shock of collision.
      • That and the shock from the impact would have flattened forests over much of that part of the area.
      • Instead of traditional foam lining, the helmet uses padding to absorb the shock of a blow to the head.
      • This was required to be put into my mouth during bombing attacks, to cushion the shock of a bomb explosion and so prevent damage to my teeth.
      • When your character is too close to a grenade or mortar going off, you'll experience a shock effect.
      • The slaves were staring up in awe as thousands of the glowing projectiles sailed past, and the ground struck with the constant shocks of the impacts.
      • The mountains absorbed the shock and explosive power of the ordnance.
      • In many cases the vibrations and mechanical shocks can be dampened sufficiently with a ‘steady bench’.
      • It also works the leg muscles for longer periods of time than running and produces less than half the impact shock to joints that running does.
      • These are designed to absorb the energy of recoil gradually, avoiding violent shock or movement of the carriage.
      • Under the impact of the shock, the fish float to the surface, becoming an easy prey.
      • Peeling himself off the disgusting plastic cover, Dylan shook the shock of the impact from his head and quickly regained his senses.
      • He crumpled to the floor to absorb the shock of the impact and whipped around with his flashlight as the horde closed rapidly.
      • Shock and vibration - the spacecraft will be subjected to vibration and mechanical shocks during launch and separation from the launcher.
      • Violent shocks punctuated the strong shaking which lasted some 45 to 60 seconds.
      • A very simple answer would probably be to absorb the shock of impact.
      • They are almost certainly unsafe, as they cannot absorb the shock of an impact, even at slow speeds.
      • As it was, I slammed onto the floor of the shaft with my knees bent, absorbing the shock, but the force of the sudden stop pitched me forward.
      • The shock of impact riddled both pilots with confusion, stumbling to regain control of their mechs.
      • Runners should take smaller quantities more often as the shock from each impact may cause gastric stress.

    • 1.2

      descarga (eléctrica) feminine
      golpe de corriente masculine
      I got a shock me dio una descarga / un golpe de corriente

  • 2

    • 2.1Medicine

      shock masculine
      to be in (a state of) shock estar en estado de shock
      • they were taken to hospital suffering from shock los llevaron al hospital en estado de shock
      • The guard was treated in hospital for severe shock and facial injuries.
      • The autopsy report confirmed that Leo had died from hemorrhagic shock - heavy loss of blood.
      • I myself was stung by some wasps and went into mild anaphylactic shock.
      • When he died from shock and blood loss, she dumped his body in a local park.
      • By the time she arrived she was in severe shock because of the loss of blood.
      • Hypovolaemic shock follows major blood loss which may be caused by trauma or during surgery.
      • Symptoms of shock include lethargy, rapid heartbeat, weak pulse, low blood pressure, and rapid breathing.
      • Blood loss and shock display the same symptoms.
      • I have heard him lecture on malaria, septic shock, the medical significance of tattoos and the art of memoir writing.
      • A post-mortem examination showed he died from water on the lungs brought about by anaphylactic shock, or allergic reaction.
      • Unconscious for three days from shock and loss of blood, he woke to find himself back in Texas at the burns centre.
      • In our study, however, only 1 of 11 control patients with septic shock received hydrocortisone.
      • They suffer anaphylactic shock, which prevents them breathing.
      • Many fighting dogs die of blood loss, shock, dehydration, exhaustion, or infection after contests.
      • Contraindications to the vaccines can be as severe as allergic shock, collapse, seizures, permanent brain injury or death.
      • This type of treatment must only be carried out under close supervision from a doctor because of the risk that it may cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock.
      • The cause of death was septic shock and irreversible heart failure.
      • Septic shock occurs when an infection has reached the blood stream.
      • Severe sepsis and septic shock are life threatening complications of infections and the most common cause of death in intensive care units.
      • Some signs of shock are large pupils, irregular breathing, and fast weak pulse.
      • After several days, the symptoms may progress to severe breathing problems and shock.
      • Certain types of foods can cause anaphylactic shock in some people.
      • The 30-year-old man, who was driving the Jaguar, was taken to hospital with severe shock, but was later discharged.
      • The condition may be caused by hormonal imbalance, physical and emotional stress, infection, severe fright, shock and injury.

    • 2.2(distress, surprise)

      shock masculine
      impresión feminine
      to get a shock llevarse un shock / una impresión
      • I nearly died of shock por poco me muero del shock / de la impresión
      • the shock of her death el shock / el golpe de su muerte
      • the news came as no great shock to us la noticia no nos sorprendió demasiado
      • he's in for a shock when he finds out se va a llevar un shock cuando se entere
      • shock, horror! ¡horror de horrores!
      • before noun a shock announcement un anuncio sorprendente
      • I think you are denying the shock of this experience upon you because you speak of it in a dismissive sort of air.
      • And so they probably got the biggest shock of their life when he signed on the dotted line.
      • Surprisingly, once the shock disappeared and reality sunk in, tears sprang to my eyes.
      • After the subtle shock wore off, everyone was muttering about interrupting the movie.
      • The doctor had said the master was going to be fine as long as he took things a little easier, so his sudden death was a shock.
      • She vaguely realised that she was probably experiencing a shock reaction.
      • Twiddling his thumbs for long spells last season was a shock to the system.
      • The blonde stared after her in shock for a moment, then huffed angrily.
      • He knew she was still recovering from the shock of seeing Chance and Ricky kissing.
      • A headteacher has spoken of his shock at the sudden death of one of his popular young pupils.
      • Linda, in some ways more than me, has been suffering terrible culture shock.
      • His sudden death was a shock to the Ballyhaunis and Irish community.
      • Sputtering, he broke the surface, a look of utter shock on his face.
      • The shock of her outburst surprised him into letting her go.
      • Many more political shocks and surprises are in store, especially in a situation where all indications point to a major financial crisis in the US and the prospect of a recession.
      • His work showed that when an organism experiences a shock or perceives a threat, it quickly releases hormones that help it to survive.
      • A visitor from Communist Eastern Europe would have suffered only the mildest culture shock.
      • Amelia stared at him in shock for a moment, hardly daring to believe.
      • Last night he described the announcement as a ‘shock to the system’.
      • Today's news will come as a considerable shock to the Scottish political system.
      • The reality of the fact that I could be pregnant had hit me like a ton of bricks earlier, and I was still experiencing the shock of it.
      • Today was… pay day… and I got the biggest shock of my life.
      • I can never get over the shock of seeing Jake actually partake in classroom activities.
      • Devlin caught it instantly, wearing a look of utter shock on his face.

    • 2.3(scare)

      susto masculine
      to get a shock llevarse un shock / una impresión
      • what a shock you gave me! ¡qué susto me diste / me pegaste!
      • And so nobody else has to go through this experience and the shock initially when that happens.
      • Yet I have not forgotten the experience - the shock of discovery.
      • Simply fill the aquarium with cold water and even some ice to avoid the shock of a sudden change of temperature, assuming this is being done late in the fall.
      • The harshness of this incident serves to remind us what a shock reality can be.
      • In January it won a shock election victory in Halifax.
      • This happens many times when a person goes through a terrible shock or experiences an incident that produces extreme fear.
      • The morning after is one of the most serious gastronomic shocks you will ever experience.
      • However, the doctor warns that her heart is still very weak and any sudden shocks or surprises could kill her.
      • The mature students were protesting at the shock announcement of the end of childcare funding.
      • Rochdale Football Club earned a shock victory over Premiership giants Manchester United and Bolton Wanderers on Sunday.
      • It's a bit of a shock to experience the reality of the cruise liner rather than the fantasy - especially when the reality is just as fantastic in its own way.
      • We have already had a good ration of shocks or surprises in this year's Championship and you can be certain we'll have some more.
      • Pain is the most primal of human experiences; the rude shock of being born is our first encounter with intense discomfort.
      • The atmosphere was electric all night: the match was filled with shocks and surprises for everyone.
      • You worry your system might not survive the shock if you experience too long of a lapse between nervous breakdowns.
      • He lost his job after a shock defeat at the local elections in June.
      • And over recent months, not one but several shocks have been experienced across the continent.
      • The oxygen deprivation and the whole shock of the experience has left him believing he is still in Belgium and that his family are alive.
      • However, due to the shock of the experience and the upset caused to the young boy, the pair cut their holiday short and returned home.
      • The doctors warn the children that mother must not experience any shocks or they may lose her for real this time.

  • 3informal

    Motor vehicles

transitive verb

  • 1

    (stun, appal) horrorizar
    (scandalize) escandalizar
    (scandalize) horrorizar
    (scare) asustar
    he was shocked by what he saw quedó choqueado con lo que vio
    • the country was shocked by the news of his death la noticia de su muerte sacudió / conmocionó al país
    • my mother is easily shocked mi madre se escandaliza / se horroriza por cualquier cosa
    • it shocked me into being more careful me asustó realmente y ahora tengo más cuidado
  • 2

    Medicine
    to be shocked sufrir un shock

intransitive verb

  • 1

    impactar
    impresionar

There are 3 main translations of shock in Spanish

: shock1shock2shock3

shock2

gavilla, n.

Pronunciation: /ʃɒk//ʃɑk/

noun

  • 1

    Farming
    gavilla feminine
    • This accumulation of the bundles in the field was a big help for the manual labor which is what it took to assemble grain shocks from all those bundles!
    • The field of wheat is well in the foreground, diversified and defined by the shocks of grain to the right.
    • The grain shocks would be off-loaded into the thrashing machines.
    • His eyes were blue and shone through a shock of thick ebony black hair.
    • His shock of black hair looked windswept, and beneath it, his eyes peered out curiously from behind wire-frame glasses.
    • Misty, hazel eyes brightened in delight at the sight of the girls and he quickly reached up a hand to try to tidy his shock of black hair.
    • When I open them again, I'm greeted with a pair of worried black eyes surrounded by a shock of black hair.
    • His shock of black hair covered his forehead, ending just above two bright amber eyes.
    • His skin was so pale white and atop his head sat a shock of hair as black as the night sky.
    • Almost immediately I saw a shock of red hair appear from behind a beam.
    • Amongst those in the queue is a tall woman with a shock of black hair.
    • His black hair was pulled into a high ponytail and a shock of his unusual red bangs hung slightly into his striking, bright blue eyes.
    • At a party I met a striking young woman whose hair escaped in a shock of dark anarchic curls.
    • He is handsome, with high cheekbones, a strong chin, and a shock of thick hair, and he stares with a slight frown at something in the distance.
    • He has a shock of black hair and streaks of dirt running down his arms and chest.
    • A shock of black hair, like healthy lunar wheat, frames her features.
    • Shorter than any of the others, her head was adorned with a shock of black hair.
    • A shock of raven-black hair gripped his scalp tightly and fell down past his shoulders.
    • The other man though, was taller, he seemed about 6 feet tall, or close to it, and he had a shock of black hair and he had bright green eyes.
    • He had a thick shock of dark brown hair, with a little gray peeking in around his temples and just above his ears.
    • He has a shock of thick snow-blond hair that is certain to attract the others in white.
    • A shock of black hair sat atop his head and his face was littered with soft brown freckles.
    • I noticed him, at first, because of his shock of white hair.
    • I landed in the ditch with a thump, as the shocks tried to absorb the impact.
    • Improved suspension parts ranging from bushings to springs, shocks and tires make this vehicle a stand out in terms of handling and ride quality.
    • Such products may include oil filters, air filters, shocks, spoilers, or headlamps, as they in effect, are part of the truck.
    • As the doctor discussed the medical oddity in front of him, Lamb felt a sudden shock shoot through her.
    • Crew chiefs will continue to make aggressive calls, but expect engineers to focus more on mechanical grip with chassis, shocks and springs.
    • A double wishbone front suspension and gas-filled rear shocks help absorb vibration at faster speeds while providing a smoother ride over mixed road services.
    • The front set-up uses struts with lower wishbones, coil springs, and hydraulic shocks.
    • The suspension is upgraded with new bushings, springs and shocks and the tuning is refined for better ride and handling.
    • You know, the caked in clay inside the frame channel and bent steel brake lines and rusted shocks.
    • A country with bad roads does not require ceramic engines; it needs vehicles with rugged axles and shocks.
    • We just didn't have enough in the budget to fix the Charger if an axle broke or the shocks went out.

There are 3 main translations of shock in Spanish

: shock1shock2shock3

shock3

Pronunciation: /ʃɒk//ʃɑk/

noun

  • 1

    (bushy mass)
    a shock of hair una mata de pelo