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Meaning of CHOKING COIL

Pronunciation:  'chowking koyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
 
 Synonyms: choke, choke coil
 
 See Also: circuit, coil, electric circuit, electrical circuit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Choking coil\ (Elec.)
A coil of small resistance and large inductance, used in an
alternating-current circuit to impede or throttle the
current, or to change its phase; -- called also {reactance
coil} or {reactor}, these terms being now preferred in
engineering usage.

 

 

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