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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chok]
    • /tʃɒk/
    • /ˈtʃɒkɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chok]
    • /tʃɒk/

Definitions of chocking word

  • noun chocking a wedge or block of wood, metal, or the like, for filling in a space, holding an object steady, etc. 1
  • noun chocking Nautical. any of various heavy metal fittings on a deck or wharf that serve as fairleads for cables or chains. a shaped support or cradle for a ship's boat, barrel, etc. a small wooden piece or timber for filling a gap, reinforcing an angle, etc., in a wooden vessel. 1
  • noun chocking Metalworking. a bearing supporting the end of a rolling mill. 1
  • noun chocking Mining. a roof support made of cribbing filled with stones. Compare cog3 (def 2). 1
  • verb with object chocking to furnish with or secure by a chock or chocks. 1
  • verb with object chocking Nautical. to place (a boat) upon chocks. 1

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Parts of speech for Chocking


chocking popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for chocking

verb chocking

  • load — anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons.
  • wedge — a piece of hard material with two principal faces meeting in a sharply acute angle, for raising, holding, or splitting objects by applying a pounding or driving force, as from a hammer. Compare machine (def 3b).
  • shove — to move along by force from behind; push.
  • crowd — A crowd is a large group of people who have gathered together, for example to watch or listen to something interesting, or to protest about something.
  • ram — random-access memory; computer memory available to the user for creating, loading, or running programs and for the temporary storage and manipulation of data, in which time of access to each item is independent of the storage sequence. As a storage medium, RAM is volatile, so its contents are lost when the power fails or is turned off.

Antonyms for chocking

verb chocking

  • surrender — to yield (something) to the possession or power of another; deliver up possession of on demand or under duress: to surrender the fort to the enemy; to surrender the stolen goods to the police.
  • release — to lease again.
  • diet — the legislative body of certain countries, as Japan.
  • fast — moving or able to move, operate, function, or take effect quickly; quick; swift; rapid: a fast horse; a fast pain reliever; a fast thinker.
  • abstain — If you abstain from something, usually something you want to do, you deliberately do not do it.

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