shock zone

shock zone

[′shäk ‚zōn]
(geology)
A volume of rock in or around an impact or explosion crater in which a distinctive shock-metamorphic deformation or transformation effect is present.
References in periodicals archive ?
Companies in Pod 2 at Rock Lititz use their world-renowned creativity and special effects to create an indoor array of activities, including trick-or-treating throughout the building, fall-themed crafts, games for kids of all ages, a Shock Zone for older kids, hayrides around the Rock Lititz campus, and more.
Traditionally, a dog is allowed to wander into (or is actually encouraged to walk into) the boundary area--the "shock zone"--in order to receive an electric shock.
The asteroid, which produced a shock zone at least 80km wide, could be the second-largest asteroid ever found in Australia.
In fact, in the remnant's outer shock zone, the X-ray glow caused by local cosmic rays outshines the 10-million-degree gas of the remnant itself.
Microsoft has just entered a new culture shock zone with the launch of Microsoft Network (MSN), a consumer information utility and Internet access provider and the commitment of the company's future to an Internet-driven strategy.
Plus, a special costume contest for the kiddos (with seriously awesome prize) and scary "shock zone" for older kids (and grown ups!).
For example, shock zones are established in an eight-foot semi-circle around each goal - a kind of penalty area - and only a single defender can occupy this region for any length of time.