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A low-resistance inductor coil used to suppress or limit the flow of alternating current without affecting the flow of direct current, as in applications that require conversion of AC to DC.
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(Electronics) another name for choke12
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a coil of large inductance that gives relatively large impedance to alternating current.
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|Noun||1.||choke coil - a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current|
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
coil - reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
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