throttling: meaning and definitions

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What is throttling?

What is throttling?

  • A valve that regulates the flow of a fluid, such as the valve in an internal-combustion engine that controls the amount of vaporized fuel entering the cylinders.
  • A lever or pedal controlling such a valve.
  • To regulate the flow of (fuel) in an engine. To regulate the speed of (an engine) with a throttle.
  • To suppress: tried to throttle the press.
  • To strangle (a person); choke.

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