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chokes, 3rd person singular present; choked, past participle; choked, past tense; choking, present participle;
  1. (of a person or animal) Have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air
    • - Willie choked on a mouthful of soda
  2. Hinder or obstruct the breathing of (a person or animal) in such a way

  3. Retard the growth of or kill (a plant) by depriving it of light, air, or nourishment
    • - the bracken will choke the wild gladiolus
  4. Fill (a passage or space), esp. so as to make movement difficult or impossible
    • - the roads were choked with traffic
  5. Prevent or suppress (the occurrence of something)
    • - higher rates of interest choke off investment demand
  6. Overwhelm and make (someone) speechless with a strong and typically negative feeling or emotion
    • - she was choked with angry emotion
    • - I just choked up reading it
  7. (in sports) Fail to perform at a crucial point of a game or contest owing to a failure of nerve
    • - we were the only team not to choke when it came to the crunch
  8. Enrich the fuel mixture in (a gasoline engine) by reducing the intake of air

  1. The inedible mass of silky fibers at the center of a globe artichoke

  1. a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
  2. breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
  3. a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
  4. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
  5. wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent"
  6. constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  7. Choke (released October 1990) is The Beautiful South's second album. It was pushed to number 2 in the charts after the release of the South's first and only number 1 single "A Little Time".
  8. Choke was a Canadian Punk rock band.
  9. The following is an episode list for the MTV animated television series Beavis and Butt-head. The series has its roots in 1992 when Mike Judge created two animated shorts - "Frog Baseball" and "Peace, Love & Understanding" - which were later aired on Liquid Television.
  10. A choke is an inductor designed to block (have a high reactance to) higher frequencies in an electrical circuit while passing signals of much lower frequency or direct current.
  11. Choke (EP) is the final release by Hardcore band Kiss It Goodbye. The band recorded this material initially in 1998 for an EP that was to be released by Sub Pop Records but it was never released by the label as Tim Singer soon decided to leave the band effectively dissolving it. ...
  12. Choke is a 2008 American black comedy film directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was purchased by Fox Searchlight Pictures for distribution. ...
  13. A control on a carburetor to adjust the air/fuel mixture when the engine is cold; In wrestling, karate (etc. ...
  14. (choked) This is a term used in the description of the BitTorrent protocol. It refers to the state of an uploader, i.e. the thread that sends data to another peer. When a connection is choked, it means that the transmitter doesn't currently want to send anything on that link. ...
  15. (Choked) Condition in which a log is attached to a skidding unit by means of a wire rope or chain choker (22).
  16. (Choked) Describes a peer to whom the client refuses to send file pieces.
  17. (choked) to stop the breath of by squeezing or obstructing the windpipe; to stop by or as if by strangling or stifling; to stop by filling.
  18. (Chokes) EP by Silkworm (2007) - guitar on "Spanish Harlem Incident (live)"
  19. (Chokes) The difficulty in breathing experienced as a result of decompression sickness.
  20. (Chokes) Using the arms, hands or legs to prevent you opponent from breathing are receiving blood supply to the brain.
  21. (chokes) Form of DCS in which you are unable to breathe effectively. Generally fatal unless treated quickly with on-site O2 and prompt recompression.
  22. (chokes) a form of decompression sickness caused by enough bubbles entering the lungs to interfere with gas exchange; manifested by shortness of breath and can be fatal.
  23. (chokes) a form of decompression sickness that can occur at altitude. It is believed to be caused by gases evolving in the lung tissue. It is characterized by a deep substernal pain or burning sensation, difficulty in breathing, and a nonproductive cough.
  24. ((choking)) Family... survived the crash. Ak! They're here... on the island!
  25. (6. choking) an instance or the action of choking or retching ( informal )