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- n. The physical reaction or shock caused by the flow of electricity through the body.
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- n. trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness
- n. the use of electricity to administer punishment or torture
- n. a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
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