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noun 
  1. A valve that regulates the supply of fuel-air mixture to an internal combustion engine and thus controls its speed; a similar valve that controls the air supply to an engine.
  2. The lever or pedal that controls this valve.
verb (throttl, ing)
  1. To cut back on the speed of an engine, a person or organization.
  2. To strangle or choke someone.
Etymology: throte


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