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A form of restraint used to subdue overactive, unruly, violent, or inebriated subjects to prevent them from harming themselves and others, which consists of occluding the upper airway by compressing the thyroid cartilage and displacing the tongue posteriorly; the choke hold is more dangerous than the carotid sleeper, which cuts off the flow of blood to the brain, but does not compromise the airways

neck hold

Forensic medicine A restraint used to subdue overactive, unruly, violent or inebriated subjects to prevent them from harming themselves and others. See Restraint.
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The 34-year-old IT support analyst's counsel, Phillippa Kaufmann, told the High Court that handcuffs were used to drag Ahmad about during the dawn arrest at his home in Tooting, south west London, in December 2003, and he was subjected to neck holds.
She explained that the man would always be the head of the house, while the woman as the neck holds support her husband.
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Neck thickness is the key contributor to neck tension, or how tightly the case neck holds on to the bullet.
The authors also address use of force by neck holds, restraints, aerosols, tasers, and other measures.
That night, cops stormed the tent city, forcibly disabled resisters with painful neck holds, and arrested 19.
The flower corolla neck holds the candle and collects the melted wax, while the base can be used to store matches, helping prove the point that practicality and good design can go hand in hand.
His awesomely thick neck holds his head in place pretty well.
Blue Army also highlights contemporary developments, including some of the most lamentable incidents in Victoria's history, from `fatal shootings, aggressive forced entry raids, the mass strip searching of patrons at the Tasty Nightclub, the use of baton charges against peaceful protesters and the use of potentially lethal pressure-point neck holds against non-violent demonstrators'.
The Irishman is one of those in with a shout as long as his dodgy neck holds up to the strain and those last--day blues don't come calling.