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throttle back

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  • throttle back — ● throttle * * * ˌthrottle ˈback [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they throttle back he/she/it throttles back pr …   Useful english dictionary

  • throttle back — PHRASAL VERB If you throttle back, or you throttle back the engine, when driving a motor vehicle or flying an aircraft, you make it go slower by reducing the quantity of fuel entering the engine. [V P] The pilot throttles back slightly to… …   English dictionary

  • throttle back — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms throttle back : present tense I/you/we/they throttle back he/she/it throttles back present participle throttling back past tense throttled back past participle throttled back to reduce the speed… …   English dictionary

  • throttle back/down — reduce power by use of the throttle. → throttle …   English new terms dictionary

  • throttle — [[t]θrɒ̱t(ə)l[/t]] throttles, throttling, throttled 1) VERB To throttle someone means to kill or injure them by squeezing their throat or tightening something around it and preventing them from breathing. [V n] The attacker then tried to throttle …   English dictionary

  • throttle — throt|tle1 [ˈθrɔtl US ˈθra:tl] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: throat] 1.) to kill or injure someone by holding their throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe = ↑strangle ▪ He grabbed her by the throat and began throttling her. 2.) to make …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throttle — I UK [ˈθrɒt(ə)l] / US [ˈθrɑt(ə)l] noun Word forms throttle : singular throttle plural throttles 1) [countable] a piece of equipment that controls how fast a vehicle is moving by controlling the amount of fuel going into the engine 2)… …   English dictionary

  • throttle — throt|tle1 [ θratl ] noun 1. ) count a piece of equipment that controls how fast a vehicle is moving by controlling the amount of fuel going into the engine 2. ) uncount the amount of power that an engine is producing: at full/half throttle: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • throttle — n. & v. n. 1 a (in full throttle valve) a valve controlling the flow of fuel or steam etc. in an engine. b (in full throttle lever) a lever or pedal operating this valve. 2 the throat, gullet, or windpipe. v.tr. 1 choke or strangle. 2 prevent the …   Useful english dictionary

  • throttle — noun 1》 a device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine. 2》 archaic a person s throat, gullet, or windpipe. verb 1》 attack or kill by choking or strangling. 2》 control (an engine or vehicle) with a throttle.     ↘(throttle back/down)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • throttle — 1 verb (T) 1 to hold someone s throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe; strangle (1) 2 to make it difficult or impossible for something to succeed: These policies are throttling individual initiative and effort. throttle back phrasal verb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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