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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 choke /ˈʧok/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 choke /ˈʧok/ 動詞

From: Network Terminology

 阻塞 抗流

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Choke v. t. [imp. & p. p. Choked p. pr. & vb. n. Choking.]
 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to strangle.
    With eager feeding food doth choke the feeder.   --Shak.
 2. To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up.
 3. To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
    Oats and darnel choke the rising corn.   --Dryden.
 4. To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling. “I was choked at this word.”
 5. To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the barrel of a shotgun.
 To choke off, to stop a person in the execution of a purpose; as, to choke off a speaker by uproar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Choke, v. i.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Choke, n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in
           electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate
           alternating current [syn: choke coil, choking coil]
      2: a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of
         a gasoline engine
      v 1: breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong
           emotion; "She choked with emotion when she spoke about
           her deceased husband"
      2: be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the
         cat" [syn: gag, fret]
      3: wring the neck of; "The man choked his opponent" [syn: scrag]
      4: constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing [syn: strangle]
      5: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he
         swallowed a fishbone and gagged" [syn: gag, strangle,
      6: fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; "The
         team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing
         the coach and the audience"
      7: check or slow down the action or effect of; "She choked her
      8: become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our
         drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up" [syn: clog,
          choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foul]
         [ant: unclog]
      9: impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of;
         "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children" [syn: suffocate,
          stifle, asphyxiate]
      10: become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; "He is
          suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the
          small village" [syn: suffocate]
      11: suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of;
          "His job suffocated him" [syn: suffocate]
      12: die; "The old man finally kicked the bucket" [syn: kick the
          bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up
          the ghost, drop dead, pop off, croak, snuff it]
      13: reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor" [syn: throttle]
      14: cause to retch or choke [syn: gag]