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Strangling

Definition of the noun strangling

What does strangling mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: strangling

  1. the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

Alternative definition of the noun strangling

noun

  1. The crime of killing by strangling.

Explanation

Strangling is compression of the neck that may lead to unconsciousness or death by causing an increasingly hypoxic state in the brain. Fatal strangling typically occurs in cases of violence, accidents, and as the auxiliary lethal mechanism in hangings in the event the neck does not break. Strangling does not have to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports and self-defence systems.

  • also known as Strangulation

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Google previewAsk a Ninja Presents The Ninja Handbook (2008)

This Book Looks Forward to Killing You Soon by Douglas Sarine, Kent Nichols

Strangling is a killing move. It involves both pulmonary and respiratory assault and requires a physical interaction or tethering. Choking is a respiratory assault only.

Google previewMy Boss was the BTK Killer (2010)

by Mary Capps, Jim Dobkins

strangling is a hard way to kill a person, you know, they don't go down in a minute like they do in the movies. But basically a person passes out .

Google previewNational Magazine (1907)

Strangling is the chief danger in Salt Lake . bathing, for if the water gets into the eyes or mouth, it will be remembered for some time to come. Out on the blue waters was a single yacht — for sixty miles stretched that salt sea of the desert.

Google previewSaturday Review (1861)

Politics, Literature, Science and Art

It may be admitted that a good many mischievous measures have been strangled ; but strangling is a quick, and need not be a noisy operation. It was not found to be convenient to make much noise in the execution of notorious offenders.

Google previewThe Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art (1861)

It may be admitted that a good many mischievous measures have been strangled ; but strangling is a quick, and need not be a noisy operation. It was not found to be convenient to make much noise in the execution of notorious offenders.

Google previewThe Nightmare Encyclopedia (2005)

Your Darkest Dreams Interpreted by Jeff Belanger, Kirsten Dalley

Strangling. A dream about strangling someone or being strangled may indicate that you are denying, or being denied, a vital aspect of your expression and, thus, satisfaction in life. (See also Choking and Suffocation) ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

strangling of the matrice. [tr. ML suffocatio matricis (see quot.). Cf. suffocatio matricis and suffocation of the maris/matrice/matrix/mother.] Disorder attributed to upward movement of womb, with compression of heart and lungs; said to involve ...

Google previewLlewellyn's Complete Dictionary of Dreams (2015)

Over 1,000 Dream Symbols and Their Universal Meanings by Michael Lennox

It is important to recognize that there is a specific intention associated with strangling, which is to cause death. Any death in a dream should be considered a transformation of such magnitude that an inevitable rebirth must surely follow.

Google previewBedside Dream Dictionary

Strangling. Strangling suggests an inability to communicate emotions due to external foree. This dream is one of aggression, and vour subconscious is acknowledging the violence and potential danger of suppressing your emotions.

Google previewA Dictionary of Automobile Terms (1913)

by Albert L. Clough

A stationary tube which restricts the air passage about a spraying jet is sometimes called a "strangling tube." Carburetor, Vaporizing Tube — A type of carburetor in which special means are provided for completely vaporizing the sprayed fuel ...

Google previewThe Dream Interpretation Dictionary (2017)

Symbols, Signs, and Meanings by J.M. DeBord

See also: Border, Dark, Foreign, Orphan, Trespassing, UFO Strangle—Strangling , hanging, or asphyxiating in a dream can symbolize that something isn't getting through to your head. You don't want to acknowledge or know it. For example, a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health (2010)

Strangling can also be done by surgeons to tie off an artery or vein or to close other body tubes, by applying a band (ligature) that is ...

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Regulation is strangling businesses of all sizes in California, and we've got to streamline regulation so it's easy, not hard, to do business. (Meg Whitman)
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The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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