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chokes

 [chōks]
a burning sensation in the substernal region, with uncontrollable coughing, occurring during decompression.

chokes

(chōks),
A manifestation of decompression sickness or altitude sickness characterized by dyspnea, coughing, and choking.

chokes

a respiratory condition, occurring in decompression sickness, characterized by shortness of breath, substernal pain, and a nonproductive paroxysmal cough caused by bubbles of gas in the blood vessels of the lungs.
A term referring to the sudden onset of respiratory distress in caisson’s disease, which is associated with pulmonary oedema, haemorrhage, atelectasis, and emphysema; the ‘chokes’ may be due to increased platelet adhesion to gas bubbles that release vasoconstrictors, platelet factor 3, causing coagulopathy

chokes

(chōks)
A manifestation of decompression sickness or altitude sickness characterized by dyspnea, coughing, and choking.
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6 mPh, and any slight drag or failure of the skirt vanes to equally deploy, can cause hanging up on a burr on the choke or to other factor.
If your shotgun's barrel has screw-in choke tubes, you may want to use a more open choke for shooting slugs.
But here's the kicker: With many modern barrels being overbored, choke tubes for various makes of shotguns will exhibit different degrees of constriction while providing the same degree of choke.
When shooting special factory turkey loads and chokes, regardless of the type of shot, better sights will help because of the very tight patterns going downrange.
Soon after nontoxic shot with densities as high as, and even higher than, lead shot were developed for waterfowl hunting, it was discovered that their extreme hardness allowed them to be squeezed through even tighter chokes as long as smaller shot sizes were used.
No effort has yet been made to vary the number or location of chokes.
For multiple chokes, each choke area is selected using the weight calculated by dividing the sum of the weight of the castings and risers by the number of chokes.
But many Italian gunmakers still makes chokes for old-style shells.
Remember, everything in a payload control wad system chokes tighter today, even with an improved cylinder choke, which can now produce the old lead shot modified choke payload standards.
Titan Adjustable Choke Tubes Changing chokes while on a multi-species hunt or after the realization that shot distances aren't panning out as originally planned can be a challenge, especially while in the field.
Shocked by the bulletin, Everyman chokes on a meatball.
The use of calculated chokes with tapered sprues requires a different size sprue in each mold, making the entire process unmanageable.