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English definition of “choke”

choke

noun [C]     /tʃəʊk/
a piece of equipment that controls the amount of air going into a car engine The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of choke noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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