(noun, verb)


1. a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

Similar word(s): accelerator

Definition categories: man–made, valve

2. a pedal that controls the throttle valve

Similar word(s): accelerator, gas, gun

Definition categories: man–made, pedal, treadle


1. place limits on (extent or amount or access)

Similar word(s): bound, confine, limit, restrict, trammel

Definition categories: change

2. kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

Similar word(s): strangle, strangulate

Definition categories: contact, kill

3. reduce the air supply

Similar word(s): choke

Definition categories: change, enrich