Definition of Throttles

1. Noun. (plural of throttle) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of throttle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Throttles

1. throttle [v] - See also: throttle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throttles

throppled
thropples
throstle
throstles
throstling
throtteen
throttle
throttle body
throttle valve
throttleable
throttled
throttlehold
throttleholds
throttler
throttlers
throttles (current term)
throttling
through
through(a)
through-and-through laceration
through-and-through myocardial infarction
through-ball
through-composed
through-shine
through-stitch
through-stone
through-ticketing
through an experiment
through and through
through ball

Literary usage of Throttles

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1. Properties of Steam and Thermodynamic Theory of Turbines by Hugh Longbourne Callendar (1920)
"If there are N throttles, and if the sectional area X of each is the same, a simple solution is readily obtained on the following assumptions: (1) that the ..."

2. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1919)
"Immediately above this are placed two panel type throttles with side outlets. An idling or primary nozzle is arranged to discharge above the top of the ..."

3. Mine and Quarry by Sullivan Machinery Company (1906)
"To sum up, they consist, first of a throttle- closing device, which automatically closes the main throttles, at a predetermined point in the hoist on each ..."

4. The Horseless Age (1904)
"The throttles are therefore always kept warm, thus avoiding the danger of ... The governor tends to constantly close the throttles, even at low speeds, ..."

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