broadcasting by a commercial radio station whose humor includes tasteless jokes, sexual innuendo, and ethnic insults.
[shok-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˈʃɒk rɪˌzɪs tənt/ adjective 1. strong or resilient enough to sustain minor impacts without damage to the internal mechanism: a shock-resistant watch.
- Shock rock
noun a type of rock music intended to be shocking, esp. in a violent or overly sexual performance Word Origin 1970 Usage Note shock rocker, n
noun 1. the loss of lift and increase of drag experienced by transonic aircraft when strong shock waves on the wings cause the airflow to separate from the wing surfaces
verb (used with object) 1. to test (equipment or matériel) for resistance to sudden impact or stress.