Choking coil. (Elec.) A coil of small resistance and large inductance, used in an alternating-current circuit to impede or throttle the current, or to change its phase; -- called also reactance coil or reactor, these terms being now preferred in engineering usage.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Chok"ey} (?), a. 1. Tending to choke or suffocate, or having power to suffocate.
2. Inclined to choke, as a person affected with strong emotion. "A deep and choky voice."
The allusion to his mother made Tom feel rather chokey.T. Hughes.
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