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Synonyms for jolt

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to cause to experience a sudden momentary shock

to proceed with sudden, abrupt movements

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violent forcible contact between two or more things

something that jars the mind or emotions

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a sudden jarring impact

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an abrupt spasmodic movement

move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

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disturb (someone's) composure

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The modified cone jolt test was used to compare the gravity and aeration-filled green sand samples in ultimate strength, stiffness and toughness (Tables 1-2).
The JOLTS total employment estimates are benchmarked monthly to the employment estimates of the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey, and the ratio of CES to JOLTS employment is used to adjust the levels for all other JOLTS data elements.
Treasury Department, BLS used JOLTS data to calculate monthly hires, quits, layoffs, job openings and other statistics for six establishment size categories of private sector employers in May 2010.
Data on hires and separations from JOLTS have played a key role in analysis of the 2007-09 recession.
Cone jolt toughness, friability and wet tensile tests are sensitive to the effects of core sand dilution.
DataDirect[R] Stylus Studio[R] 2007 XML Enterprise Suite Wins the Jolt Productivity Award in the Design and Modeling Category for CMP Technology's Dr.
The current JOLTS program began in 1999 as a comprehensive survey of job openings, hires, and separations at a time when new data were needed to allow further analysis into the U.
Until the mid-1980s, seismologists believed that the bending of the ocean plate accounted for most of the region's quake hazard because the two major Washington State jolts this century came from 60 kilometers below the surface.
MANSEHRA, December 06, 2009 (Frontier Star): Minor tremor jolts federal capital Islamabad, Mansehra, Balakot and northern areas on Sunday morning.
Scientists have yet to unravel exactly what causes these deep jolts.
Without occasional jolts of extra consumer support, sales would be falling.
She isolated the strike-slip quakes because even the largest of these jolts pales in comparison to great thrust quakes, which break the crust diagonally and involve more surface area than do strikeslip shocks.
Scientists have not yet found slow precursors to any San Andreas quake or to jolts on any other continent.
Why such massive jolts should rock the continent's otherwise stable center has long puzzled geologists.
report that the small earthquakes immediately preceding the Landers quake were tightly clustered within about 800 meters of each other -- a characteristic that distinguishes them from similarsized jolts that had been rattling the region for weeks.