choke point
noun Date: 1944 a strategic narrow route providing passage through or to another region

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  • choke|point — choke point, or choke|point «CHOHK POYNT», noun. a narrow route or passageway, especially at sea: [Russian] »access to the open seas passes through a number of choke points (such as the Bosphorus, Gibraltar, and the Greenland Iceland United… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choke point — In military strategy, a choke point (or chokepoint) is a geographical feature on land such as a valley, defile or a bridge, or at sea such as a strait which an armed force is forced to pass, sometimes on a substantially narrower front, and… …   Wikipedia

  • choke point — noun 1. : throat 2f(3) 2. : bottleneck * * * choke point, or choke|point «CHOHK POYNT», noun. a narrow route or passageway, especially at sea: [Russian] »access to the open seas passes through a number of choke points (such as the Bosphorus …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke point — /ˈtʃoʊk pɔɪnt/ (say chohk poynt) noun 1. a geographical feature such as a defile on land or a strait at sea, which provides a narrow passage. 2. a point in the counting of a vote where a candidate is excluded on the basis of the low number of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Choke — may refer to: Choking, obstruction of airflow into the lungs Choke (horse), a condition in horses in which the esophagus is blocked Choking game, a schoolyard game involving deprivation of oxygen to the brain Chokehold, a grappling hold performed …   Wikipedia

  • point — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 thing said as part of a discussion ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, good, interesting, valid ▪ important ▪ minor ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Choke at Doak — Non Conference Game Florida Gators Florida State Seminoles (9 1) (9 1) 31 31 Head …   Wikipedia

  • Choke (horse) — Choke is a condition in horses in which the esophagus is blocked, usually by food material. Although the horse is still able to breathe, it is unable to swallow, and may become severely dehydrated. A secondary condition, aspiration pneumonia, may …   Wikipedia

  • Choke pear — may refer to: Choke pear (plant), any variety of astringent pear fruit Choke pear (torture), a torture device This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led …   Wikipedia

  • Choke-out — The use of chokeholds has become quite prevalent, in competitions such as Brazilian Jujitsu, Competition Sambo, Submission Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts, it also has Law enforcement and military applications. A Choke Out is when one person uses… …   Wikipedia

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