1. throttling

noun. ['ˈθrɑːtəlɪŋ, ˈθrɑːtlɪŋ'] the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe.


  • asphyxiation
  • choking
  • strangulation
  • suffocation

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Words that Rhyme with Throttling

  • mottling
  • bottling

Example sentences of the word throttling

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.