Definition of Throttling

1. Noun. The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe. "No evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

Exact synonyms: Choking, Strangling, Strangulation
Generic synonyms: Asphyxiation, Suffocation
Derivative terms: Choke, Choke, Strangle, Strangle, Strangulate, Throttle



Definition of Throttling

1. Verb. (present participle of throttle) ¹

2. Noun. The temporary reduction of bandwidth through a communications network by controlling the package flow rate. Used to minimise congestion. Also known as ''bandwidth throttling.'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Throttling

1. throttle [v] - See also: throttle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throttling

thropples
throstle
throstles
throstling
throtteen
throttle
throttle body
throttle valve
throttleable
throttled
throttlehold
throttleholds
throttler
throttlers
throttles
throttling (current term)
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 Throttling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Marine Engineers' Handbook by Frank Ward Sterling (1920)
"throttling throttling or Wire-drawing. When a fluid flows from a region of ... The general equation applicable to throttling processes is derived from the ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1896)
"Whether it is, or is not, true that the proportion of moisture in steam as determined by the accepted methods of using a " throttling calorimeter" may be ..."

3. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1920)
"Regulation by throttling.—The regulation of small steam-engines is sometimes effected by wire-drawing the entering steam to a lower pressure as the load ..."

4. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"Automatic Cut-Off. — The action of the ( ernor in the throttling engine is shown by ... The effect of throttling is to reduce the pressure during ad sion, ..."

5. Text-book of Mechanics by Louis Adolphe Martin (1916)
"This slight cooling of the gases due to throttling was utilized by von Linde for the production of liquid air as follows. A compressor supplied compressed ..."

6. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"throttling vs. Automatic Cut-Off. — The action of the governor in the throttling ... The effect of throttling is to reduce the pressure during admis- Fia. ..."

7. Principles of Thermodynamics by George Alfred Goodenough (1911)
"throttling Curves. — If steam initially dry and saturated be ... Sets of throttling curves for water vapor have been obtained by Grindle}', ..."

8. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1910)
"throttling vs. Automatic Cut-Off. — The action of the governor in the throttling ... The effect of throttling is to reduce the pressure during admission, ..."

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