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English definition of “choke”

choke

noun [C or U]     /tʃəʊk/ US  /tʃoʊk/
a device in a motor vehicle that changes the amount of air going into the engine , allowing more fuel compared to air to go in and therefore making the engine easier to start The interior of vehiclesThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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