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1. throttle

noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine.

Synonyms

  • accelerator
  • throttle valve
  • valve

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • unfasten
  • inactivity
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Throttle Valve

Sentences with throttle-valve


1. Noun Phrase
Open the throttle valve until the vent valve just closes.

2. Noun Phrase
Check to ensure the carburetor is not flooded and the throttle valve is open.

2. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • restrict
  • bound
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • limit
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • intense

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air.

Synonyms

  • garotte
  • strangle
  • constrict
  • squeeze
  • scrag
  • compact
  • contract
  • kill
  • garrote
  • garrotte
  • compress
  • press

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • untie

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. throttle

noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] a pedal that controls the throttle valve.

Synonyms

  • gas
  • auto
  • car
  • accelerator
  • motorcar
  • aeroplane
  • gas pedal
  • treadle
  • automobile
  • gun
  • foot pedal
  • machine
  • accelerator pedal
  • pedal
  • plane
  • airplane

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • unbridle

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. throttle

verb. ['ˈθrɑːtəl'] reduce the air supply.

Synonyms

  • choke

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • enable

Etymology

  • throtlen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it.

Synonyms

  • valvula
  • pump
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • valvule
  • body structure
  • heart valve
  • cardiac valve
  • ileocecal valve
  • ticker
  • bodily structure
  • heart
  • valvelet

Antonyms

  • survive
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

7. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone.

Synonyms

  • device
  • brass instrument

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • arrive
  • confront

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

8. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs.

Antonyms

  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

9. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid.

Synonyms

  • relief valve
  • control
  • poppet
  • safety valve
  • escape valve
  • butterfly valve
  • clack
  • intake valve
  • throttle
  • exhaust valve
  • accelerator
  • slide valve
  • ball valve
  • escape cock
  • controller
  • clack valve
  • handwheel
  • escape
  • choke
  • throttle valve
  • clapper valve

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • deprive
  • inhibitor

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)

10. valve

noun. ['ˈvælv'] one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods.

Antonyms

  • derestrict

Etymology

  • valva (Latin)
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