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Synonyms for THROTTLE

Usage Examples for THROTTLE

  1. At the same instant Martin, lithe as a tiger, rushed out of the mill; the veins on his temples swollen, his fists clenched, got hold of the man and began to throttle him so that he was already black in the face. - "The Silent Mill" by Hermann Sudermann
  2. When the throttle was placed in idle position these valves automatically closed and prevented air from flowing past them. - "The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer