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Synonyms for choke

Synonyms for choke

to interfere with or stop the normal breathing of, especially by constricting the windpipe

to stop the breathing of

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to be unsuccessful

choke off: to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

something used to fill a hole, space, or container

Synonyms for choke

a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current

a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion

wring the neck of

constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

struggle for breath

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fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation

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check or slow down the action or effect of

impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of

become stultified, suppressed, or stifled

suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of

reduce the air supply


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cause to retch or choke


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Sabot slugs are designed to be fired in fully rifled shotgun barrels or barrels with a rifled screw-in choke tube installed and are sometimes made of copper, are often shaped like an hourglass (sometimes they are shaped like a jacketed bullet), and are surrounded by a plastic sabot.
The choke was relieved by various methods (Table 1).
IMI CCI undertook detailed research of current choke valves operating in these applications and customer opinions to truly understand these issues and set the benchmark for the next generation of choke valves.
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NSSF officials met with members of the House Financial Services Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and worked with legislators on an amendment to deny federal funding of "Operation Choke Point" or in any effort targeting companies involved in the lawful commerce in firearms.
Launched in early 2013, "Operation Choke Point" is a joint effort by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the bank regulators to limit access to the bank payments system by various businesses.
If you're planning to head out to the prairies in search of gamebirds, consider fitting your shotgun with a Prairie Storm Early Season choke tube from Carlson's.
When the person who will be choking begins to choke you will not know it.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children younger than four years of age not be given foods that are considered to be high-risk for choking, Continued of following page recognizing that older children can also choke on these foods.
According to the company's president & CEO, Tony Mason, the I-1 well was opened on a seven choke and was allowed to stabilise for three hours.
Choke was inspired when the author, a former middle school teacher, noticed that her students were coming in with bloodshot eyes.