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choking

[′chōk·iŋ]
(fluid mechanics)
The condition prevailing in compressible fluid flow when the upper limit of mass flow is reached, or when the speed of sound is reached in a duct.
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LWMC Managing Director Khalid Majeed paid visits to several sensitive choking points to review arrangements particularly at walled city, Data Ganj Bakhsh town, Shalamar town and Gulberg town.
In 'TheChokeables',' the voices of comedians David Walliams, David Mitchell, Johnny Vegas and actor Sir John Hurt feature showing a doll giving first aid to a jelly baby choking on a peanut.
St John Ambulance has revealed that two-thirds of parents in Newcastle don't know the correct technique for saving their baby from choking, despite it being a major fear and 42% having witnessed it.
The cap can get mixed in with food, presenting a choking hazard.
Corey had just saved Kevin's life using the Heimlich maneuver (HIME-lick man-OO-ver), which uses air from the choking person's own lungs to knock loose whatever they are choking on.
Actually, choking is a terrible way to die and I know this from experience.
At that time, Baxley hit him on the head, and Haynes finished the job by choking him.
The choking game involves intentionally choking oneself with an apparatus such as a noose, or choking another by hand in an effort to obtain a brief euphoric state or high caused by cerebral hypoxia.
I think she died suddenly of natural causes due to choking on food - sudden acute cardiac arrest - after choking through food obstruction.
The choking incident in May had been recorded in notes, but had not been acted upon.
Every year about 1,000 people a year die of choking in the UK.
In February, the American Academy of Pediatrics called for warning labels on foods that pose a choking hazard and for the creation of a national surveillance reporting system to monitor food-related choking incidents.