plural noun, Military.
troops especially selected, trained, and equipped for engaging in assault.
soldiers specially trained and equipped to carry out an assault
- Shock tube
noun 1. an apparatus in which a gas is heated to very high temperatures by means of a shock wave, usually for spectroscopic investigation of the natures and reactions of the resulting radicals and excited molecules
/ˌʃɒkjuːˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ/ noun (pl) -ies 1. a television programme showing members of the public in shocking or violent situations
tool A program from Macromedia for viewing files created with Macromedia Director. Shockwave is freely available as a plug-in for the Netscape Navigator web browser. “Shocked” pages that incorporate documents created in Director can usually only be enjoyed by users with an ISDN or faster connection. (http://macromedia.com/shockwave/). [Filetypes? More detail?] (1998-07-07) networking The propagation of […]
noun 1. a region of abrupt change of pressure and density moving as a wave front at or above the velocity of sound, caused by an intense explosion or supersonic flow over a body. 2. a repercussion from a startling event or upheaval; series of aftereffects: shock waves from the recent collapse of one of […]