noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəlɪŋ, ˈθrɑːtlɪŋ'] the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe.
1. Verb, gerund or present participle Allow the engine to idle at low speed for two minutes before throttling it to full speed. 2. Noun, singular or mass This is called a throttling process or the Joule-Thomson effect.