GRE Word List

THROTTLE

strangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?

The meaning of the word throttle is strangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?.

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