choke
  • verb to become, or cause somebody to become, unable to breathe
  • verb to block a tube, channel or opening, making a liquid unable to move
  • An inductor used in a circuit to present a relatively high impedance to frequencies beyond a given value. It impedes the flow of AC, while allowing DC to pass freely. Also called choke coil, choking coil, or impedance coil.
  • To restrict the passing of a current or frequency using a choke (1).
  • A discontinuity, such as a groove, in the surface of a waveguide, which restricts or blocks certain frequencies.
  • synonym choking coil

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