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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.


  1. choked

    1. Physically: The blockage or obstruction of a pipe, passage or the throat, resulting in difficulty or inability to breathe, swallow, or move something through the obstructed area. 2. Emotionally: To be overcome or stifled by strong emotion or stress, to the point where it becomes difficult to speak or act. 3. Performance: The inability to complete a task successfully, especially due to anxiety or pressure, often in crucial situations. 4. Botany: The blockage of growth or development of a plant or flower due to excessive proximity, competition, or lack of resources. 5. Mechanical: The decrease or obstruction of fluid flow within an engine, often referring to fuel-air mixture in internal combustion engines. 6. Physics: A state of maximum mass flow rate through a system.

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  1. Choked

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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. Jeff Carter:

    It’s something, I’m getting choked up now, he hasn’t had that experience.

  2. Renee Alexander:

    It's heartbreaking for me to watch, over and over on TV, how his life was cut short on the street, just like a dog, they had no respect for him. No human being should die in the street like that - choked to death.

  3. Emily Deschanel:

    It was a little bit of a shock, it was emotional. I burst into tears and choked up and said goodbye to people. It was really strange -- and then it took two hours to drive home.

  4. Grant Snyder:

    That's why you can take a kid that's been choked into unconsciousness, hooked on methamphetamines, beaten up, raped, put in a motel room and forced to have sex with a bunch of guys she doesn't know and ... three days later she will run away back to her trafficker.

  5. Chuck Peruto:

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

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