Technology / Motorcycle / Choke: The Choke is a device that restricts the air intake to result in a richer fuel mixture which assists in starting the engine. Most motorcycles have knobs or levers to pull out to decrease the air intake. After the engine has warmed up, the choke may be pushed back in. Warm motorcycle engines normally do not require choking to restart.
Choke Verb Synonyms: suffocate, asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle, throttle, garrotte or garrote or garotte, burke
Entertainment / Golf / Choke Down: (also 'choke up') gripping farther down the grip or handle of the club MORE
Entertainment / Baseball / Choke Up: Where the hitter grips the bat two or three inches above the knob to shorten the bat and give the hitter greater control, although less power, over his swing. A player usually does this when he has tw MORE