[chohk-cher-ee] /ˈtʃoʊkˌtʃɛr i/
noun, plural chokecherries. Chiefly Northern U.S.
any of several , especially Prunus virginiana, of North America, that bear an astringent fruit.
the fruit itself.
noun (pl) -ries
any of several North American species of cherry, esp Prunus virginiana, having very astringent dark red or black fruit
the fruit of any of these trees
noun, Electricity. 1. a coil of large inductance that gives relatively large impedance to alternating current. noun 1. another name for choke (sense 12)
noun 1. a nooselike collar for controlling untrained or powerful dogs.
[chohk] /tʃoʊk/ verb (used with object), choked, choking. 1. to stop the breath of by squeezing or obstructing the windpipe; strangle; stifle. 2. to stop by or as if by strangling or stifling: The sudden wind choked his words. 3. to stop by filling; obstruct; clog: Grease choked the drain. 4. to suppress (a feeling, […]
[chohk-damp] /ˈtʃoʊkˌdæmp/ noun, Mining. 1. mine atmosphere so low in oxygen and high in carbon dioxide as to cause . /ˈtʃəʊkˌdæmp/ noun 1. another word for blackdamp