throttle

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throttle(
thra
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duhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (valve)
a. el regulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In a steam locomotive, the flow is controlled by a throttle.En una locomotora de vapor, el flujo es controlado por un regulador.
b. la válvula reguladora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Carbon buildup in the throttle is causing a rough engine idle.La acumulación de carbono en la válvula reguladora está causando una marcha en ralentí irregular del motor.
c. el estrangulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Adjust the throttle manually when the engine is cold if you have a car with a carburetor.Ajusta el estrangulador de forma manual cuando el motor está frío, si tienes un coche con un carburador.
2. (lever)
a. el acelerador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Let up on the throttle to slow down.Deja subir el acelerador para reducir la velocidad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to strangle)
a. ahogar
Bernie was so angry at Raymundo that he looked like he was going to throttle him.Bernie estaba tan enojado con Raymundo que parecía que lo iba ahogar.
b. estrangular
His mom just about throttled him when he told her that his girlfriend was pregnant.Su mamá por poco lo estrangula cuando le dijo que su novia estaba embarazada.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to not allow to develop)
a. sofocar
The government is trying to reduce public debt without throttling growth.El gobierno está tratando de reducir la deuda pública sin sofocar el crecimiento.
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throttle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (aut)
a. el estrangulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
at full throttlea toda velocidad
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (strangle)
a. estrangular
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throttle [ˈθrɒtl]
noun
(Mec) regulador (m); válvula (f) reguladora; estrangulador (m); (Aut) (accelerator) acelerador (m)
the engine was at full throttle el motor estaba funcionando a toda marcha; to give an engine full throttle acelerar un motor al máximo
transitive verb
(strangle) ahogar; estrangular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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