Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Throttle

26 August 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 16 answers for the crossword clue Throttle. We last saw the 'Throttle' clue in The Mirror Quick on Thursday, 17 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  • A pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
  • Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air; "he tried to strangle his opponent"; "A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
  • Place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  • Reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GAS

Show off

GUN

The discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"

5 Letters

BOUND

Headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'; "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New York"

CHOKE

A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

LIMIT

The greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

7 Letters

CONFINE

Deprive of freedom; take into confinement

TRAMMEL

A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

8 Letters

GARROTTE Howard

An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation

GASPEDAL

A pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"

RESTRAIN

Keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"

RESTRICT

Make more specific; "qualify these remarks"

STRANGLE

Prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

11 Letters

ACCELERATOR

A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

STRANGULATE

Constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

13 Letters

THROTTLEVALVE

A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine

16 Letters

ACCELERATORPEDAL

A pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"

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