Definition: a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
Definition: a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
Definition: A control on a carburetor to adjust the air/fuel mixture when the engine is cold.
Definition: The mass of immature florets in the centre of the bud of an artichoke.
Definition: breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion; "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
Definition: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
Definition: fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation; "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
Definition: check or slow down the action or effect of; "She choked her anger"
Definition: become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
Definition: impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of; "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
Definition: become stultified, suppressed, or stifled; "He is suffocating--living at home with his aged parents in the small village"
Definition: suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of; "His job suffocated him"
Definition: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "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"
Definition: To be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe (for instance food or other objects that go down the wrong way, or fumes or particles in the air that cause the throat to constrict).