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throttle

US [ˈθrɑt(ə)l]
UK [ˈθrɒt(ə)l]
  • n.节流阀;风门;节流杆;风门杆
  • v.勒死;掐死;使窒息
  • Web油门;节气门;扼杀
Plural Form:throttles  Present Participle:throttling  Past Tense:throttled  
throttle
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v.
1.
~ sb
使窒息;掐死;勒死to attack or kill sb by squeezing their throat in order to stop them from breathing
He throttled the guard with his bare hands.
他徒手掐死了卫兵。
I like her, although I could cheerfully throttle her at times(= because she is annoying) .
我喜欢她,虽然她有时烦得我想把她掐死。
The city is being throttled by traffic.
这座城市的交通拥挤不堪。
n.
1.
节流阀;节流杆;风门;风门杆a device that controls the amount of fuel that goes into the engine of a vehicle, for example the accelerator in a car
He drove along at full throttle(= as fast as possible) .
他全速驾车行驶。

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