Electrocution vs Massage - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between electrocution and massage
is that electrocution
is electrocution (death or suicide by electric shock) while massage
The accidental death or suicide by electric shock.
Deliberate execution by electric shock, usually involving an electric chair.
(informal, deprecated) A severe electric shock, whether fatal or not.
Formally, the words electrocution'' and ''electrocute'' imply fatality. Informally, however, these terms are sometimes used to refer to serious but ''nonfatal electric shocks''. Preferred usage is to normally reserve ''electrocution'' for fatal electric shocks, and to use ''shock'' or ''electric shock for nonfatal ones.
The action of rubbing, kneading or hitting someone's body, to help the person relax, prepare for muscular action (as in contact sports) or to relieve aches.
- Having a massage can have many beneficial effects.
* See also
* erotic massage
* massage parlour, massage parlor
* massage therapist
To rub and knead (someone's body or a part of a body), to perform a massage on (somebody).
To manipulate (data, a document etc.) to make it more presentable or more convenient to work with.
* 2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 118:
* 2008 , Patrick Wintour & Steven Morris, The Guardian , May 22 2008, p. 3:
- News relating to public disturbances was systematically massaged [...].
To falsify (data or accounts).
- The Conservatives have massaged expectations down by saying they would be delighted with a majority of 1,000 [...]