Throttle

A throttle is the mechanism by which the flow of a fluid is managed by constriction or obstruction. An engine`s power can be increased or decreased by the restriction of inlet gases (i.e., by the use of a throttle), but usually decreased. The term throttle has come to refer, informally and incorrectly, to any mechanism by which the power or speed....
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Throttle

• (v. i.) To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated. • (v. t.) To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated. • (v. t.) To compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle. • (n.) The windpipe, or trachea; the weasand. • (v. i.) To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocat...
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throttle

(from the article `gasoline engine`) ...as it flows into the engine. Gasoline is maintained in the float chamber by the float-actuated valve at a level slightly below the outlet of the ...
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Throttle

[novella] Throttle is a novella written in co-authorship by Stephen King and his son Joe Hill. It was published in February 2009 by Gauntlet Press in a limited edition anthology honoring Richard Matheson entitled He Is Legend, and in a mass-market audiobook entitled Road Rage, also containing Matheson`s short story `Duel`, which served as i...
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Throttle

Throt'tle intransitive verb 1. To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate. 2. To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated.
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Throttle

Throt'tle noun [ Dim. of throat . See Throat .] 1. The windpipe, or trachea; the weasand. Sir W. Scott. 2. (Steam Engine) The throttle valve. Throttle lever (Steam Engine) , the hand lever by which a throttle valve is moved, especially ...
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Throttle

Throt'tle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Throttled ; present participle & verbal noun Throttling .] 1. To compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle. « Grant him this, and the Parliament hath no more freedo...
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throttle

a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
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Throttle

In engineering, a throttle or throttle valve, is a valve for regulating the supply of fuel - steam, gas, petrol etc - to an engine.
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throttle

place limits on
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throttle

The species Blackbird or Blackbird (Turdus merula), Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos), Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) and Redwing (Turdus musicus) currently belong to the vintage to the Schad birds because they like to eat the grapes and cause more damage. They prefer to eat the grapes from the ground, which they pick. In contrast to star However, these ...
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Throttle

The Throttle on a motorcycle is contained in the right grip on the handlebars. The speed of the engi
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Throttle

To decrease the supply of propellant to an engine, reducing thrust. Liquid propellant rocket engines can be throttled; solid rocket motors cannot.
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