Also, shock-proof. (of timepieces, machinery, etc.) protected against damage resulting from anticipated shocks.
verb (used with object)
to protect (timepieces, machinery, etc.) against damage resulting from anticipated shocks.
capable of absorbing shock without damage: a shockproof watch
noun 1. 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