choking coil

Choking coil

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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choking coil

noun
a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current [syn: choke
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