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stun

(stŭn),
To stupefy; to render unconscious by cerebral trauma.
[A.S. stunian, to make a loud noise]

stun

(stŭn) [Fr. estoner, to shake]
To render unconscious, e.g. by an electrical shock or trauma to the head.
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But we did witness the most stuning sunset which floods through the old Celtic crosses in the ancient Abbey grounds before the sun sinks softly behind the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland which can be seen on the horizon.
As White attempted to attack Vikram Solanki, Ali ran across the mid-wicket boundary to hold a stuning diving catch that split the partnership.
The effects of antemortem electrical stuning and postmortem electrical stimulation on biochemical and textural properties of broiler breast meat.