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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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There were two patterns that were surprisingly thin thru the ported choke, possibly a result of shooting early-stage test loads or just a random occurrence, because the reports I received from my editors, who actually tested the loads at Federal's l Anoka plant beforehand, were all I exemplary.
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.
Whether they're labeled flush, extended, ported or breaching, today's internally mounted, detachable choke tubes have revolutionteed the shotgun game.
Chilisin's executives pointed out that after the acquisition Chilisin's output of CPU power chokes will top 30 million units by adding its own output, which will be expanded to 8-9 million units by the end of this year from current two million units.
However, when shooting Federal Heavy Weight, I change chokes to a standard full based on the performance of the Federal Flitecontrol wad system (Black Cloud design) used in that turkey load.
While we have published an article (1993) on Poly-Choke ribs, we haven't done so for the choke.
During a recent conversation with one of my friends at Briley Manufacturing about lead shot, I was told that most turkey loads deliver the most uniform patterns with chokes ranging from .
Coaxial chokes Ck4 and Ck5 in the potential circuit approximate the zero current condition in the outer conductors at potential ports Pt(H) and Pt(L).
Sprue Suggestions--Avoiding the use of parallel sprues and not using them as chokes are a couple of the suggestions in designing sprues for ductile iron castings.
A four point flow test was conducted at various chokes with stable wellhead pressures.
Bo didn't like this information, because he "knew" gobblers died more certainly when hit by shot from 3-inch shells and tight chokes.
Choke tube manufacturers who understand the difference in building chokes for general use, and choking specifically for a given load itself, now offer Black Cloud specialty chokes.
MAD Fowl Max Chokes Die-hard waterfowlers have a much better chance of limiting out now that Flambeau has released their new MAD Fowl Max Waterfowl Choke Tubes.
The barrel is threaded for screw-in chokes and will take any tube with WinChoke-style threads.