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Definition of Throttle

Throttle
Throttle Throt"tle, n. [Dim. of throat. See Throat.] 1. The windpipe, or trachea; the weasand. --Sir W. Scott. 2. (Steam Engine) The throttle valve. Throttle lever (Steam Engine), the hand lever by which a throttle valve is moved, especially in a locomotive. Throttle valve (Steam Engine), a valve moved by hand or by a governor for regulating the supply of steam to the steam chest. In one form it consists of a disk turning on a transverse axis.
Throttle
Throttle Throt"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Throttled; p. pr. & vb. n. Throttling.] 1. To compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle. Grant him this, and the Parliament hath no more freedom than if it sat in his noose, which, when he pleases to draw together with one twitch of his negative, shall throttle a whole nation, to the wish of Caligula, in one neck. --Milton. 2. To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated. [R.] Throttle their practiced accent in their fears. --Shak. 3. To shut off, or reduce flow of, as steam to an engine.
Throttle
Throttle Throt"tle, v. i. 1. To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate. 2. To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated.

Meaning of Throttle from wikipedia

- A throttle is the mechanism by which fluid flow is managed by constriction or obstruction. An engine's power can be increased or decreased by the restriction...
- Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film directed by McG and written by John August, and Cormac and Marianne Wibberley. It...
- Electronic throttle control (ETC) is an automobile technology which electronically "connects" the accelerator pedal to the throttle, replacing a mechanical...
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- injection include smoother and more consistent transient throttle response, such as during quick throttle transitions, easier cold starting, more accurate adjustment...
- an acronym of Hands On Throttle-And-Stick, is the name given to the concept of placing buttons and switches on the throttle lever and flight control...
- A throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the air intake of an engine. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft...
- Full Throttle is an energy drink brand produced by Monster Energy. It debuted in late 2004 in the United States and Canada under its former owner The Coca-Cola...
- Throttle is a novella written by Joe Hill and Stephen King. It was published in February 2009 by Gauntlet Press in a limited edition anthology honoring...
- Full Throttle is a graphic adventure video game developed by LucasArts and designed by Tim Schafer. The game was released on April 20, 1995, for MS-DOS...
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