Throttle

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Definition

throttle: the accelerator, the control which makes a vehicle go faster (in a plane, motorbike etc.)
noun
Note that we do not talk about the 'throttle' in cars. Rather, we call it the 'accelerator' (UK) or the 'gas' (US).

Examples

  • "Captain Donny Dare : Very good, now could you ease up on the throttle?"

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