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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋθrɑtL 〕


〔 ˊθrɒtl 〕

Overview of noun throttle

The noun throttle has 2 senses

Overview of verb throttle

The verb throttle has 3 senses

  • restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle -- (place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends")

  • strangle, strangulate, throttle -- (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")

  • choke, throttle -- (reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor")