<tool> A program from Macromedia for viewing files created with Macromedia Director. Shockwave is freely available as a plug-in for the Netscape Navigator web browser.

"Shocked" pages that incorporate documents created in Director can usually only be enjoyed by users with an ISDN or faster connection.

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(01 Apr 1998)

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<networking> The propagation of failure, shutdown, meltdown, net overload, or a virus from one network node to another, resulting in a wave of inactivity across the net.

(01 Mar 1997)

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<radiobiology> Wave produced (for example, in a gas or plasma) as a result of a sudden violent disturbance. To produce a shock wave in a given region, the disturbance must take place in a shorter time than the time required for sound waves to traverse the region.

(09 Oct 1997)

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