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throttlenoun [C]

uk   /ˈθrɒt.l̩/  us   /ˈθrɑː.t̬l̩/
a valve which allows more or less fuel to go into an engine and so changes the power with which the engine operates

throttleverb [T]

uk   /ˈθrɒt.l̩/  us   /ˈθrɑː.t̬l̩/

throttle verb [T] (PRESS THROAT)

to press someone's throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe: informal Sometimes he annoys me so much that I could throttle him.

throttle verb [T] (PREVENT)

to prevent something from succeeding: The reduction in funds is throttling the development of new programmes.
Translations of “throttle”
in Vietnamese van tiết lưu…
in Spanish válvula reguladora, acelerador…
in Thai หัวเปิดปิดน้ำ…
in Malaysian pendikit…
in French accélérateur, arrivée de gaz…
in German der Gashebel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節流閥, 油門…
in Indonesian cuk…
in Russian душить…
in Turkish boğmak, gırtlaklamak, gırtlağına çökmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节流阀, 油门…
in Polish dusić…
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