Choking coil

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.
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Chok"y

Chok"ey

} (?), a. 1. Tending to choke or suffocate, or having power to suffocate.
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2. Inclined to choke, as a person affected with strong emotion. "A deep and choky voice." Aytoun.
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The allusion to his mother made Tom feel rather chokey.
T. Hughes.
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