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Throttle

Definition

[n] a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
[n] a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
[v] reduce the air supply; of carburetors
[v] place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
[v] 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"

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