from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Constructed or designed to withstand blows or jarring.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Made sturdily enough to withstand knocks and shocks without being damaged.
- adj. Protected from imparting electric shocks.
- v. To protect from imparting electric shocks.
It's Stylus SW series -- which claims to be "shockproof," "waterproof," and "freezeproof," -- have provided Ed Baig and me amble opportunity for torture tests this year on our Talking Tech web video show.
As for "shockproof," it can withstand a fall from three feet (which will definitely be a nice feature to those with shaky hands), and in terms of waterproof, it can go underwater at a depth of 16 feet.
I love my children, they keep me entertained and have rendered me shockproof!
The 1080p Playsport Zx5 $150, kodak.com is shockproof, dustproof and waterproof up to 10 feet—perfect for those activities where a smartphone would be ruined, like scuba diving, snowboarding or cannonballing into hotel pools.
Over the years, we've had lots of fun putting Olympus's Tough camera series through various torture tests -- to see just how waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof these cams really were.
At CES, Olympus unveiled the TG-310 and TG-610, the latest additions to the waterproof, freezeproof and shockproof line of cameras.
Spend the extra money and get a Nikon prostaff ... waterproof, fogproof, shockproof, and a lifetime warrentee.
Olympus will also announce two new rugged, waterproof, and shockproof point-and-shoots: The 14-megapixel TG-610 ($300), which has a 5x optical zoom and 3-inch LCD, and the 14-megapixel TG-310 ($200), which includes a 3.6x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch LCD.
We've had a lot of fun playing around with the shockproof and waterproof "tough" cameras, but we haven't found one you could dunk in water - until CES.
Panasonic says the TS1 is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet (similar to the Olympus Stylus 1050SW), shockproof if dropped from up to 5 feet, and dustproof.
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