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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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You never really know what your choke and your loads will produce until you shoot them for pattern.
Given the generous dimensions of back-bored barrels these days, old time favorites like full choke tubes with constrictions ranging between .
In wad stop chokes that use a series of raised dogs to contact the wad, the reaction is not as complete.
There was even one choke device, the Adjustomatic Choke made by the Hartford Gun Choke Co.
To find out, I set up a hands-on, real-time test including several different types of chokes matched to different types of tungsten shot.
Bo didn't like this information, because he "knew" gobblers died more certainly when hit by shot from 3-inch shells and tight chokes.
I patterned Hevi-Metal and Speed Ball through Environ-Metal's shotshells and chokes came through in some very difficult conditions.
By staying with that standard modified choke tube, you're working with the best payload delivery show in town.
for nonpressurized systems, estimating the choke cross-sectional area using Fig.
Stalks of arundo and sweet-smelling eucalyptus trees choke out the cottonwoods.
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).
A spokesman for Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales said: ``When an individual chokes, the lungs and heart are in acute distress because they are getting no oxygen since the airways are blocked.
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.
Petrilli goest into great detail to illustrate and demonstrate a new series of locks, throws and chokes that are particular useful when engaged in the thick of a fight.
Belkin is operating two factories each in Guangdong Province and Henan Province to turn out CPU chokes, with output ranging from 10 million to 15 million units a month.