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Definition of throttle:

  1. The throttle valve.
  2. The windpipe, or trachea; the weasand.
  3. To breathe hard, as when nearly suffocated.
  4. To compress the throat of; to choke; to strangle.
  5. To have the throat obstructed so as to be in danger of suffocation; to choke; to suffocate.
  6. To shut off, or reduce flow of, as steam to an engine.
  7. To utter with breaks and interruption, in the manner of a person half suffocated.


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