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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A valve used to control the flow of steam or of air and gasoline into an engine.

Usage examples (32)
  • Opening the throttle makes a car go faster.
  • The sneaky thing about the virus is that it steps on your endorphin throttle pretty hard as it goes to work.
  • The throttle is easier to push, so you’ll have less thumb fatigue.
  • The throttle is a drive-by-wire system and feels perfectly calibrated. for more
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