choke coil

  1. a coil of large inductance that gives relatively large impedance to alternating current.

Origin of choke coil

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby choke coil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use choke coil in a sentence

  • A coil having a single winding and used to introduce inductance in a circuit is called a choke coil.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • A choke coil inserted in a lamp circuit in series with the lamps dims the lamps because it reduces the intensity of the current.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • Find the reactance of a choke coil having a resistance of 10 ohms, when its impedance is 50 ohms.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • He knows that copper is a conductor, so he can't see how a current could be cut off by a choke coil.

    Anchorite | Randall Garrett
  • The current from the generator passes through an iron-cored choke coil, marked LA in the figure.

British Dictionary definitions for choke coil

choke coil

  1. another name for choke (def. 12)

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