throttle

From Wiktionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
throttle

Plural
throttles

  1. A throttle is a device that controls the flow of fuel or power to an engine.

Verb[change]

Plain form
throttle

Third-person singular
throttles

Past tense
throttled

Past participle
throttled

Present participle
throttling

  1. (transitive) If you throttle something, you control it with a throttle.
  2. (transitive) If you throttle someone, you strangle or choke them.