The definition of a throttle is a valve that controls the fluid flow.(noun)
An example of a throttle is a car part that controls how fuel moves through the system.
Throttle is defined as to control the speed of an engine or the flow of fuel in an engine, or to hold down or choke.(verb)
See throttle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. dim. of throat: see -le
Origin: ME throtlen < throte, throat
See throttle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Short for throttle valve
Origin: , from throttle, to strangle, choke
Origin: , from Middle English throtelen
Origin: , probably from throte, throat; see throat.
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