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choke

1. a device in the carburettor of a petrol engine that enriches the petrol-air mixture by reducing the air supply
2. any constriction or mechanism for reducing the flow of a fluid in a pipe, tube, etc.
3. Electronics an inductor having a relatively high impedance, used to prevent the passage of high frequencies or to smooth the output of a rectifier

What does it mean when you dream about choking?

If not a direct reflection of something happening to one’s body during sleep, a dream about choking can indicate indecision or conflict. Choking is also related to emotion, as when one is “choked up” from fear. Alternatively, to “choke off” is to stop something.

choke

[chōk]
(electricity)
An inductance used in a circuit to present a high impedance to frequencies above a specified frequency range without appreciably limiting the flow of direct current. Also known as choke coil.
(electromagnetism)
A groove or other discontinuity in a waveguide surface so shaped and dimensioned as to impede the passage of guided waves within a limited frequency range.
(mechanical engineering)
To increase the fuel feed to an internal combustion engine through the action of a choke valve.
(ordnance)
A narrowing toward the muzzle in the bore of gun, hence the choked bore; often applied to shotguns.
(petroleum engineering)
A removable nipple inserted in a flow line to control oil or gas flow.

choke

(jargon)
To fail to process input or, more generally, to fail at any endeavor.

E.g. "NULs make System V's "lpr(1)" choke." See barf, gag.
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The two losses I had was via rear naked choke, so I really enhanced my ground skills and I'm thankful to my coaches,' he said.
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There were two patterns that were surprisingly thin thru the ported choke, possibly a result of shooting early-stage test loads or just a random occurrence, because the reports I received from my editors, who actually tested the loads at Federal's l Anoka plant beforehand, were all I exemplary.
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.
2015), twenty five (25) crossbred cows presented with history of choke are reviewed in the present paper.
When coupled with the typical operating temperatures of -40[euro]centsC to +50[euro]centsC, this can create significant challenges for choke valves in the form of corrosion, in an application where sudden or catastrophic valve failure cannot be countenanced.
The whiskers from that shave can be deposited in rifling and elsewhere, such as choke threads.
But here's the kicker: With many modern barrels being overbored, choke tubes for various makes of shotguns will exhibit different degrees of constriction while providing the same degree of choke.
Lawmakers to NCUA: Abandon Operation Choke Point: Committee leaders push the NCUA and CFPB to cease any involvement with the operation.
That is to say, a modified tube will probably provide a better pattern than an adjustable choke opened to the modified setting.
One mum gave her 9-month-old a chip to eat and he began to choke.
The NSSF, in late May, issued a statement on "Operation Choke Point," indicating the trade association had "heard from several industry members that they had banking relationships terminated by their lending institutions," as a result of the FDIC program.