Translation of "throttle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈθrɒt.l̩/ us /ˈθrɑː.t̬l̩/

to press someone’s throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe

ahogar, estrangular
informal Sometimes he annoys me so much that I could throttle him.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “throttle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.

(Translation of “throttle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)