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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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In the days of soft shot and cardboard/felt wads, choke constrictions had to be tighter.
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Shooting thousands of rounds has taught me that slacking off a bit on choke constriction will often yield a denser pattern.
You need to match the slug's diameter to the choke. For achieving the highest level of accuracy with slugs, I have found that using slugs that are the same size or slightly larger than the choke work best.
Esophageal choke is the most frequently encountered clinical presentation in bovines and may be intraluminal or extraluminal in location (Smith 2008).
Designed specifically to operate in the API10K category, the 100DPC range of 4 1/16" diameter choke valves combines optimum materials with innovative design and outstanding long-term performance in demanding environments.
I maintain he runs the risk of fouling the choke threads.
Lawmakers to NCUA: Abandon Operation Choke Point: Committee leaders push the NCUA and CFPB to cease any involvement with the operation.
Q I noticed that in your series on rebuilding a Remington Model 11 the shotgun has a Poly Choke. My question relates to the effectiveness of those devices compared to the more modern screw in chokes.
Ami quickly realised that he had picked up something he shouldn't have when Leon began to choke.
St John Ambulance has launched a campaign that includes an animated advert showing what to do if an infant starts to choke.
Responding to these concerns, St John Ambulance has launched its new campaign, including a star-studded animated advert that teaches everyone what to do if a baby starts to choke.
''How do you choke if you have somebody sitting right next to you, helping you eat?