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Dictionary definition for: Throttle

1. (n) a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

2. (v) place limits on (extent or access) "restrict the use of this parking lot" "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

3. (n) a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"

4. (v) kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent" "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"

5. (v) reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor"

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