choke

A method of altering the thickness of a shape by over exposure in processing or by means of a built-in option in some computer applications.

choke

a device inserted in a flow line to regulate the rate of flow.

choke

(chōk) to interrupt respiration by obstruction or compression; called also strangle. the condition resulting from such interruption; called also strangulation.
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choke

(from the article `carburetor`) ...(or slow-running) jet, a main jet, a venturi-shaped air-flow restriction, and an accelerator pump. The quantity of fuel in the storage chamber is ...
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choke

[n] - a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current 2. [n] - a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine 3. [v] - fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation 4. [v] - check or slow down the action or e...
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Choke

• (v. t.) To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to strangle. • (n.) A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a rocket, etc. • (v. t.) To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up. • (v. t.) To affect with a sense of strangulation by pa...
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choke

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

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

[electronics] In electronics a choke is an inductor used to block higher-frequency alternating current (AC) in an electrical circuit, while allowing lower frequency or DC current to pass. A choke usually consists of a coil of insulated wire often wound on a magnetic core, although some consist of a donut-shaped `bead` of ferrite material st...
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Choke

[firearms] In firearms, a choke is a tapered constriction of a shotgun barrel`s bore at the muzzle end. Chokes are almost always used with modern hunting and target shotguns, to improve performance. Their purpose is to shape the spread of the shot in order to gain better range and accuracy. Chokes are variously implemented as either screw-i...
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Choke

[horse] Choke is a condition in horses in which the esophagus is blocked, usually by food material. Although the horse is still able to breathe, it is unable to swallow, and may become severely dehydrated. A secondary condition, aspiration pneumonia, may also develop if food material and saliva accumulate in the pharynx, spilling into the t...
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Choke

[music collective] Choke was the name of a Bristol music collective formed in 2001. It supported D.I.Y music in the city through non-profit events and publications. It was also the name of a related magazine, club night and Internet forum. As of 2010 Choke Records was launched with the aim of promoting collaboration and experimentation with...
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Choke

[sports] In sports, a `choke` is the failure of an athlete or an athletic team to win a game or tournament when the player or team had been strongly favored to win or had squandered a large lead in the late stages of the event. Someone who chokes may be known as a `choker` or, more derisively, as a `choke artist.` Choking in sport can be co...
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Choke

Choke intransitive verb 1. To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe; to be strangled. 2. To be checked, as if by choking; to stick. « The words choked in his throat. Sir W. Scott. »
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Choke

Choke noun 1. A stoppage or irritation of the windpipe, producing the feeling of strangulation. 2. (Gun.) (a) The tied end of a cartridge. (b) A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a rocket, etc.
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Choke

Choke transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Choked ; present participle & verbal noun Choking .] [ Middle English cheken , choken ; confer Anglo-Saxon āceocian to suffocate, Icelandic koka to g...
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choke

1. To prevent respiration by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea. ... 2. Any obstruction of the oesophagus in herbivorous animals by a partly swallowed foreign body. ... Origin: M.E. Choken, fr. O.E. Aceocian ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Choke

1) Failure to accomplish objective because of nervousness or fright; 2) cutting arm swing short. (apple)
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Choke

A carefully measured constriction of the bore of a shotgun at the muzzle, designed to control the spread of the shot as it leaves the barrel. Photo
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Choke

A constricting hold applied to the neck in order to restrict blood flow to the brain and/or inhibits normal breathing. Prolonged application may result in unconsciousness or death.
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Choke

A derogatory term for poor performance under pressure or in a crucial situation (usually associated
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Choke

A finishing hold that cuts off the blood and/or the oxygen to a mixed martial artist’s brain. A player who does not tap to a well-executed choke will pass out. There are different kinds of chokes, some that use the forearms or biceps to put pressure on the arteries in the neck and/or the windpipe, and others that use the legs around the head and ...
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Choke

A form of attack or submission in which the goal of the attacker is to either cut off the blood flow to the defenders brain (vascular choke) or to cause the windpipe to collapse (tracheal choke). There are a variety of chokes including the guillotine and the rear naked chokes. In the early days of MMA the number of chokes that can be performed in c...
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Choke

A generic term used in grappling to explain the restriction of blood to the brain as a result of pressure being applied around a fighter's neck.
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Choke

A generic term used in grappling to explain the restriction of blood to the brain as a result of pressure being applied around a fighter's neck.
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