HyperDic: throttle

English > 5 senses of the word throttle:
NOUNartifactthrottle, accelerator, throttle valvea valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
artifactthrottle, accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, guna pedal that controls the throttle valve
VERBchangethrottle, restrict, trammel, limit, bound, confineplace limits on (extent or access)
contactthrottle, strangle, strangulatekill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
changethrottle, chokereduce the air supply
throttle > pronunciation
Soundsthraa'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > throttle: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.
Synonymsaccelerator, throttle valve
Part offuel systemequipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
BroadervalveControl consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
Spanishacelerador, estrangulador, válvula reguladora
Catalanpapallona, vàlvula reguladora
Verbsthrottlereduce the air supply
English > throttle: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA pedal that controls the throttle valve.
Synonymsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, gun
Part ofairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Broaderpedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot leverA lever that is operated with the foot
Spanishacelerador, chala, chancla, chancleta, chola, gas
Catalanaccelerador, gas
Verbsthrottlereduce the air supply
English > throttle: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningplace limits on (extent or access).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsrestrict, trammel, limit, bound, confine
Narrowerclamp down, crack downrepress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
demarcate, delimit, delimitateSet, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
draw the line, draw a lineReasonably object (to) or set a limit (on)
gaterestrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory / dormitory or campus as a means / means of punishment
hamper, halter, cramp, strangleprevent the progress or free movement of
mark off, mark outSet boundaries to and delimit
reduce, tightenNarrow or limit
restrain, encumber, cumberhold back
scant, skimpLimit in quality or quantity
stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrainrestrict
tieLimit or restrict to
Spanishestrangular, limitar, restringir
Catalanestrangular, limitar, restringir
English > throttle: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningkill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey want to throttle the prisoners
Synonymsstrangle, strangulate
Entailscompress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, presssqueeze or press together
Narrowergarrote, garrotte, garotte, scragstrangle with an iron collar
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishahogar, estrangular
Catalanestrangular
Nounsthrottlersomeone who kills by strangling
throttlingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
English > throttle: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningReduce the air supply.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymchoke
Broaderenrichmake better or improve in quality
Catalanestrangular, ofegar-se, ofegar
Nounsthrottlea valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
throttlea pedal that controls the throttle valve

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