Suddenly an electric shock seemed to run through Natasha's whole being.
If the person holding the bottle subsequently touched the nail, he experienced an electric shock.
He made many measurements of the electric conductivity of different solids and liquids, by comparing the intensity of the electric shock taken through his body and various conductors.
abatement measures - against electric shock or the effects of electromagnetic emissions - are also addressed in IEC standards.
Outpatient electric shock aversion therapy lasted for weeks or in some cases up to two years.
Each disk sent a little jolt of anticipation through his arm, an electric shock of promise.
This involved receiving an electric shock every single time we screwed on the cap of a bottle of chemical reagents through the static build-up.
tearaway youth he was spuriously subjected to electric shock treatment.
It's arm wrestling with an electric shock for the loser.
You must be ill to shiver like that, he added, noticing that Prince Andrew winced as at an electric shock.
It did n't help Van Zandt 's state of mind that as a tearaway youth he was spuriously subjected to electric shock treatment.
It 's arm wrestling with an electric shock for the loser.
Emetics are sometimes used in aversion therapy in place of electric shock.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT, also called electric shock treatments) has been utilized to relieve symptoms of catatonia and depression in schizophrenics, especially in cases where medication is not effective.
In infants, electric shock injuries occur most often when they put metal objects in their mouths.
The body is an excellent conductor, and electric current from any source passing through the body produces electric shock injuries.
The nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) is very sensitive to electric shock injury, and neurological problems are the most common consequences suffered by electric shock victims.
Children are not often seriously injured by electricity, but they are prone to electric shock by the low voltage (110-220 volts) of typical household current.
A child who has suffered an electric shock may have very little external injury or may have obvious severe burns.
When a severe electric shock injury happens at home, the main power should immediately be shut off.
Recovery from electric shock depends on the nature and severity of the injuries.
Also, young people whose work places them at risk of receiving electric shock should avoid metal frames.
Defibrillation-A procedure to stop the type of irregular heart beat called ventricular fibrillation, usually by using electric shock.
Wet-and-dry shavers in the Philips Norelco line of electric razors allow them to be used on faces right after showering without the risk of damage or electric shock.
Unplug the device before starting any repair to reduce the chances of electric shock.
As the shaver is an electronic appliance, there is some risk of electric shock.
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