A coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current (synset 103028201)
hypernym: coil - reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuitpart meronym: circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine (synset 103028016)
hypernym: valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluidhyponym: automatic choke - a choke that automatically controls the flow of air to the carburetorpart meronym: fuel system - equipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion (synset 200002724)
"She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
Be too tight;
Rub or press (synset 201573390)"This neckband is choking the cat"
Wring the neck of (synset 201573572)
"The man choked his opponent"synonym: scrag
Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing (synset 200077703)
cause: choke - breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotionsynonym: strangle
Struggle for breath;
Have insufficient oxygen intake (synset 200077451)"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation (synset 202535335)
"The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
Check or slow down the action or effect of (synset 202428846)
"She choked her anger"
Become or cause to become obstructed (synset 201481233)
"The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"hyponym:
Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of (synset 201478810)
"The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled (synset 200391905)
"He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village"synonym: suffocate
Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of (synset 200391723)
"His job suffocated him"synonym: suffocate
Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life (synset 200359085)
"She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"hyponym:
synonym: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
- abort - cease development, die, and be aborted
- asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate - be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
- buy it, pip out - be killed or die
- drown - die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
- predecease - die before; die earlier than
- famish, starve - die of food deprivation
- fall - die, as in battle or in a hunt
- succumb, yield - be fatally overwhelmed
Reduce the air supply (synset 200173172)
"choke a carburetor"hypernym: enrich - make better or improve in qualitysynonym: throttle
Cause to retch or choke (synset 200077359)
hypernym: sicken - make sick or illsynonym: gag
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