throttle (sth) back/down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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throttle (sth) back/down

phrasal verb with throttle uk   /ˈθrɒt.l̩/  us   /ˈθrɑː.t̬l̩/ verb [T]
to ​reducespeed, or to ​reduce the ​power and ​speed being ​produced by an ​engine: The ​pilotthrottled back (the ​engines) as he came in to ​land.
(Definition of throttle (sth) back/down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throttle (sth) back/down”
in Chinese (Simplified) (调节油门)减速…
in Chinese (Traditional) (調節油門)減速…
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