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Definitions of throttle

  1. To compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To shut off, or reduce flow of, as steam to an engine. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To strangle or choke by pressure on the windpipe; to shut off, as steam from an engine. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To choke by pressing the windpipe; suffocate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To choke; shut off, as steam. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To choke: to suffocate: to have the throat obstructed so as to endanger suffocation: to breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. reduce the air supply; of carburetors Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. To choke; to suffocate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To prevent respiration by pressure on the windpipe; to strangle; to suffocate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. The windpipe, or trachea; the weasand. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The throttle valve. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The throat or windpipe; a valve to control the supply of steam, etc., to an engine. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Throttler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. The throat or windpipe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. The throat; windpipe. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A valve closing the steam supply pipe of an engine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for throttle

  1. As the sixth left his hand he felt the machine begin to mount steeply as Laval opened the throttle and put the engines to their fullest power, and the remaining four death- dealing missiles were dropped out at random. – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  2. Stow it, I tell ye, or I'll throttle ye, by thunder! – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
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