Definitions for throttle

Definitions for (noun) throttle

Main entry: accelerator, throttle, throttle valve

Definition: a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

Main entry: accelerator, accelerator pedal, throttle, gas, gas pedal, gun

Definition: a pedal that controls the throttle valve

Usage: he stepped on the gas

Definitions for (verb) throttle

Main entry: throttle, choke

Definition: reduce the air supply

Usage: choke a carburetor

Main entry: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Main entry: strangle, strangulate, throttle

Definition: kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

Usage: he tried to strangle his opponent; A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes

Visual thesaurus for throttle