shockproof

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adjective shock·proof \ ˈshäk-ˌprüf \

Definition of shockproof

1 :incapable of being shocked
2 a :resistant to damage by shock
b :unlikely to cause shock :protectively insulated
  • a shockproof switch

Examples of shockproof in a Sentence

  1. The watch is supposed to be waterproof and shockproof.

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First Known Use of shockproof

1911


SHOCKPROOF Defined for English Language Learners

shockproof

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Definition of shockproof for English Language Learners

  • : not damaged if dropped, hit, etc. : resistant to shock


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