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

 stran·gu·la·tion /ˌstræŋgjəˈleʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stran·gu·la·tion n.
 1. The act of strangling, or the state of being strangled.
 2. Med. Inordinate compression or constriction of a tube or part, as of the throat; especially, such as causes a suspension of breathing, of the passage of contents, or of the circulation, as in cases of hernia.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the
           windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the
           accused" [syn: choking, strangling, throttling]
      2: the condition of having respiration stopped by compression
         of the air passage
      3: (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the
         flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the