Definition of Throttle valve

1. Noun. A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.

Exact synonyms: Accelerator, Throttle
Group relationships: Fuel System
Generic synonyms: Valve
Derivative terms: Accelerate, Throttle



Lexicographical Neighbors of Throttle Valve

throng
thronged
thronging
throngly
throngs
throning
thropple
throppled
thropples
throstle
throstles
throstling
throtteen
throttle
throttle body
throttle valve (current term)
throttleable
throttled
throttlehold
throttleholds
throttler
throttlers
throttles
throttling
through
through(a)
through-and-through laceration
through-and-through myocardial infarction
through-ball
through-composed

Literary usage of Throttle valve

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

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Vogt throttle valve.—A style of throttle valve used quite extensively on the Pennsylvania ... The throttle valve is operated by means of a bell-crank lever, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The double poppet-valve or throttle-valve, placei in the throttle-pipe near the top of the dome. This valve is operated by the engineer by means of a lever ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The butterfly throttle valve is the type of throttle used on almost all makes ... The sliding throttle valve is another type which presents no resistance to ..."

4. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1919)
"The butterfly throttle valve is the type of throttle used on almost all makes ... The sliding throttle valve is another type which presents no resistance to ..."

5. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine (1906)
"When the throttle valve is controlled by a governor, it is usually a disc-and-pivot ... The last named form of throttle valve is now much used in locomotive ..."

6. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine, Edward Fisher Bamber (1874)
"When the throttle valve is controlled by a governor, it is usually a ... A throttle valve to be controlled by hand may be a disc-and- pivot valve, ..."

7. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"throttle valve The throttle valve is of the butterfly type and is located in the mixing ... 3 Motor carburetor throttle valve adjusting 21 screw lock nut. ..."

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