Definitions for throttleˈθrɒt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accelerator, throttle, throttle valve(noun)

    a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

  2. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun(verb)

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

  3. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle(verb)

    place limits on (extent or access)

    "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

  4. strangle, strangulate, throttle(verb)

    kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

    "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"

  5. choke, throttle(verb)

    reduce the air supply

    "choke a carburetor"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Throttle(noun)

    the windpipe, or trachea; the weasand

  2. Throttle(noun)

    the throttle valve

  3. Throttle(verb)

    to compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle

  4. Throttle(verb)

    to utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated

  5. Throttle(verb)

    to shut off, or reduce flow of, as steam to an engine

  6. Throttle(verb)

    to have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate

  7. Throttle(verb)

    to breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated

Freebase

  1. Throttle

    A throttle is the mechanism by which the flow of a fluid is managed by constriction or obstruction. An engine's power can be increased or decreased by the restriction of inlet gases, but usually decreased. The term throttle has come to refer, informally and incorrectly, to any mechanism by which the power or speed of an engine is regulated. What is often termed a throttle is more correctly called a thrust lever. For a steam engine, the steam valve that sets the engine speed/power is often known as a regulator.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Throttle

    throt′l, n. the throat or windpipe.—v.t. to choke by pressure on the windpipe: to shut off the steam from a steam-pipe, engine, &c.—v.i. to breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated.—ns. Thrott′le-pipe, the vertical pipe between the throttle-valve and dry-pipe of a locomotive; Thrott′ler, one who throttles; Thrott′le-valve, a valve regulating the supply of steam to the cylinder. [Dim. of throat.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throttle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throttle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prosecutor Marc Chavez:

    You don't floor it. How in the world do you go 99 percent throttle after that?

  2. Robert Sumwalt:

    The only way that an operable train can accelerate would be if the engineer pushed the throttle forward.

  3. Willy Lam:

    The cult of personality around Xi is being built at full throttle, and Xi himself is responsible for this, it's getting to ridiculous levels.

  4. Pantelis Michalopoulos:

    The open internet rules are here to stay, this time there is no doubt who is the winner: the open internet. The gatekeepers may not block or throttle our information.

  5. Charles Culver:

    In order to increase the speed as much as it was increased in this case, you would have had to really, really move the throttle, frankly, I am puzzled about the whole thing.

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Translations for throttle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ventil, brzdit, škrtitCzech
  • Drossel, drosseln, Gaspedal, würgenGerman
  • estrangular, aceleradorSpanish
  • kaasuläppä, kuristusläppä, kaasuttaa, kaasu, kuristaa, kaasupoljinFinnish
  • accélérateur, étrangler, limiterFrench
  • mùch, tachdScottish Gaelic
  • fékez, lefékez, lassítHungarian
  • acceleratore, soffocare, rallentareItalian
  • アクセレレーター, アクセル, スロットルJapanese
  • offōcōLatin
  • wurgenDutch
  • estrangularPortuguese
  • душить, замедлять, акселератор, дроссельRussian
  • ventil, вентил, oduzeti gas, zadaviti, zagušiti, pedala gasa, papučica gasaSerbo-Croatian
  • strypa, gaspedalSwedish

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