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1. absorber

noun. ['əbˈzɔrbɝ'] (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation.

Synonyms

  • absorbent material

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbency

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • absorb (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Shock Absorber

  • lorber
  • korber
  • koerber

Example sentences of the word shock-absorber


1. Noun Phrase
Without shock absorbers you could hardly climb a washboard hill without crawling up in first gear.

2. Noun Phrase
Some manufacturers will stamp the VIN onto a cross-member where the rear shock absorber is attached to the frame.

3. Noun Phrase
Replace the opposite side shock absorber following the same steps.

4. Noun Phrase
Like standard shock absorbers, struts often leak when they go bad.

2. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally.

Synonyms

  • daze
  • stupefaction

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • succeed
  • understate

3. shock

verb. ['ˈʃɑːk'] surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off.

Synonyms

  • ball over
  • take aback
  • blow out of the water
  • galvanise
  • galvanize
  • floor
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • anchovy butter
  • fishpaste
  • oleomargarine
  • paste

4. shock

verb. ['ˈʃɑːk'] strike with disgust or revulsion.

Synonyms

  • scandalize
  • outrage
  • churn up
  • disgust
  • scandalise
  • sicken
  • appal
  • nauseate
  • offend
  • revolt

Antonyms

  • margarine
  • pimento butter
  • nut butter
  • humus

5. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body.

Synonyms

  • inborn reflex
  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • electric shock
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • reflex
  • reflex response

Antonyms

  • liking
  • better
  • keep
  • respect

6. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fight

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • refrain
  • defend
  • explode

7. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] an instance of agitation of the earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • temblor
  • seism
  • earthquake
  • seismic disturbance

Antonyms

  • nonoperational
  • make peace
  • surrender
  • promote

8. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] an unpleasant or disappointing surprise.

Synonyms

  • blow
  • surprise

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • outfield

9. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor.

Synonyms

  • distributive shock
  • hypovolemic shock
  • obstructive shock
  • insulin reaction
  • insulin shock
  • prostration
  • cardiogenic shock

Antonyms

  • hope
  • uncoiled
  • right
  • hate

10. shock

noun. ['ˈʃɑːk'] a sudden jarring impact.

Synonyms

  • bump
  • jounce
  • jar
  • blow

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • disarrange
  • empty
  • take
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