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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choked, cloggedadjective

    stopped up; clogged up

    "clogged pipes"; "clogged up freeways"; "streets choked with traffic"


  1. choked

    Choking, also known as foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), is a phenomenon that occurs when breathing is impeded by a blockage inside of the respiratory tract. An obstruction that prevents oxygen from entering the lungs results in oxygen deprivation. Although oxygen stored in the blood and lungs can keep a person alive for several minutes after breathing stops, choking often leads to death. Over 4,000 choking-related deaths occur in the United States every year. Deaths from choking most often occur in the very young (children under 2 years old) and in the elderly (adults over 75 years). Foods that can adapt their shape to that of the pharynx (such as bananas, marshmallows, or gelatinous candies) are more dangerous. Various forms of First Aid are used to address resolve choking. Choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States. Many episodes go unreported because they are brief and resolve without needing medical attention. Of the reported events, 80% occur in children younger than 15 years, and 20% occur in children older than 15 years. Choking on a foreign object resulted in 162,000 deaths (2.5 per 100,000) in 2013, compared with 140,000 deaths (2.9 per 100,000) in 1990.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Choked

    of Choke

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. choked

    When a running rope sticks in a block, either by slipping between the cheeks and the shiver, or any other accident, so that it cannot run.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of choked in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of choked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of choked in a Sentence

  1. Jeanne Marie Laskas:

    Your personality is choked and you turn into someone else.

  2. Algene Sajery:

    We don't get choked up too often at work, but this is really hard.

  3. Andrew Morgan:

    When I saw that, I actually got choked up with nostalgia, it made me think about missing my family during Christmas, but also just the thoughtfulness of Christina's gesture. She had paid attention to that little detail, and it was extremely meaningful. It's one of the many memories I cherish from my time on the space station.

  4. Darren Leak Johnson:

    I went in. Nobody was there. I could tell nobody was there, and I closed the door behind me and started looking around. Before I know it, I could hear a car coming in the driveway and this Ms. Bryson comes in and surprises me and I choked her out, with my arm, I don’t know, I think I put some cord around her. I can’t remember. I just had nightmares from there. I’ve been having nightmares. It’s haunted me, haunted me. I knew the day would come.

  5. Chuck Peruto:

    We will argue in this case that my client was getting choked out.

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