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Spanish translation of “throttle”

throttle

noun /ˈθrotl/
(in engines, the lever attached to) the valve controlling the flow of steam, petrol etc
válvula reguladora, acelerador
The car went faster as he opened the throttle.
(Definition of throttle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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