[ US /ˈθɹɑtəɫ/ ]
[ UK /θɹˈɒtə‍l/ ]
  1. kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
    he tried to strangulate his opponent
  2. place limits on (extent or amount or access)
    limit the time you can spend with your friends
    restrict the use of this parking lot
  3. reduce the air supply
    choke a carburetor
  1. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  2. a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    he stepped on the gas
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How To Use throttle In A Sentence

  • You see that you're undershooting and so, leaving the throttle as is, you attempt to flatten your descent path by lifting the nose a bit - and you enter the region of reverse command.
  • The "SynchroRev Match" function automatically controls and adjusts engine speed when shifting to the speed of the next gear position, essentially "blipping" the throttle to smooth out any up / down shifts. Autoblog
  • As ever: the gear change and clutch are heavy; the throttle response terrific.
  • In other words, women often get attached before their cognitive machinery is up and running at full throttle.
  • He gently opened the throttle, and the ship began to ease forward.
  • The throttle twist grip on the end of the collective stick has to be coordinated with the up and down movements.
  • Driving full throttle on his wheel rims, he trundled back to Augusta at 30 mph and meandered through downtown, trailed by a posse of 14 cruisers.
  • The criminal throttled the watchman and robbed the bank.
  • And now we no longer have the world's first man-rated non-throttleable first stage. ULA Briefings Show that EELVS Can Replace Ares 1 - NASA Watch
  • His temper tantrums have acquired him the further sobriquet of ‘Kung-fu Kahn’ after he merrily throttled one opponent and bit a chunk out of another.
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