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choke in Motor vehicles topic

chokechoke2 noun [countable]  1 TTCa piece of equipment in a vehicle that controls the amount of air going into the engine, and that is used to help the engine start2 BREATHEthe sound that someone makes when they cannot breathe properly because something is in their throat or there is not enough air She gave a little choke of laughter.
Examples from the Corpus
chokeAlso, long walks, like choke chains, are out of the question.Give it a bit more choke.Everyone saw multiple chokes and made the connection.Here the choke chain is relaxed, Note that the leash itself is held in your right hand.Similarly the choke chain will again tighten, encouraging your pet to walk alongside you.