What does strangulation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling(noun)

    the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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

  2. strangulation(noun)

    the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage

  3. strangulation(noun)

    (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid

    "strangulation of the intestine"


  1. strangulation(Noun)

    the act of strangling or the state of being strangled

  2. strangulation(Noun)

    the constriction of the air passage or other body part that cuts off the flow of a fluid

  3. Origin: From strangulatio, from strangulare; see strangle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangulation(noun)

    the act of strangling, or the state of being strangled

  2. Strangulation(noun)

    inordinate compression or constriction of a tube or part, as of the throat; especially, such as causes a suspension of breathing, of the passage of contents, or of the circulation, as in cases of hernia

  3. Origin: [L. strangulatio: cf. F. strangulation. See Strangle.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strangulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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