French translation of 'throttle'
1. (in vehicle) accélérateur m
at full throttle (figurative) (= at great speed) à pleins gaz
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British English: throttle VERB
To throttle someone means to kill or injure them by squeezing their throat or tightening something around it and preventing them from breathing.
The attacker then tried to throttle her with wire.
British English: throttle NOUN
The throttle of a motor vehicle or aircraft is the device, lever, or pedal that controls the quantity of fuel entering the engine and is used to control the vehicle's speed.
He gently opened the throttle, and the ship began to ease forward.
Translation of throttle from the Collins English to French Dictionary