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Definitions for strangling
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttlingnoun

    the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

    "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

Wiktionary

  1. stranglingnoun

    The crime of killing by strangling.

Wikipedia

  1. Strangling

    Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain. Fatal strangling typically occurs in cases of violence, accidents, and is one of two main ways that hanging causes death (alongside breaking the victim's neck). Strangling does not have to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports and self-defense systems. Strangling can be divided into three general types according to the mechanism used: Hanging — Suspension from a cord wound around the neck Ligature strangulation — Strangulation without suspension using some form of cord-like object called a garrote Manual strangulation — Strangulation using the fingers or other extremity

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  1. strangling

    Strangling is an act of squeezing or constricting someone's neck, throat or windpipe, causing difficulty or stopping their airflow, often leading to unconsciousness or death. It is usually done with hands, a cord, or any other tool that has the ability to restrict breathing. This term can also be used metaphorically or figuratively to refer to situations or circumstances that cause extreme difficulty, restriction or pressure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangling

    of Strangle

Wikidata

  1. Strangling

    Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain. Fatal strangling typically occurs in cases of violence, accidents, and as the auxiliary lethal mechanism in hangings in the event the neck does not break. Strangling does not have to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports and self-defence systems. Strangling can be divided into three general types according to the mechanism used: ⁕Hanging—Suspension from a cord wound around the neck ⁕Ligature strangulation—Strangulation without suspension using some form of cord-like object called a garrote ⁕Manual strangulation—Strangulation using the fingers or other extremity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of strangling in a Sentence

  1. Samantha Sonntag:

    Asimple assault wouldve been him slapping me in the face, not him strangling me twice, punching me until my face is beat in, and pulling me through a broken glass mirror, there is nothing simple about that.

  2. Robert Piper:

    I see this extraordinarily inhuman and unjust process of strangling gradually two million civilians in Gaza that really pose a threat to nobody.

  3. D. H. Lawrence:

    The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.

  4. Abu Ahmed:

    They (militants) are strangling us more and more. They treat us like prisoners, i have to go now. I’m hearing Daesh motorcycles. I could lose my head if….

  5. Rinesha Moore:

    He pushed me into the fishbowl and he did it with his two hands and he literally started choking and strangling me, like I barely could breathe, he said 'Don’t disrespect my store' as he was choking me.

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