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throttle

1 noun devicescóig  c m uto open the throttle an scóig a oscailt 2 noun power of enginescóig  c m u at half throttle (also on half throttle) ar leathscóig
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3 verb strangle, choke TRANSITIVEtacht verb  c m usciúch verbhe tried to throttle him with a rope rinne sé iarracht é a thachtadh le rópa, rinne sé iarracht é a sciúchadh le rópa I'd happily throttle her is beag a thabharfadh orm í a thachtadh 4 verb stop development of TRANSITIVEplúch verb  c m ubac a chur leit's throttled the economy tá an geilleagar plúchta leis, tá bac curtha ar an ngeilleagar aige
phrases

at full throttle

(also

on full throttle

, full throttle

) 1 of enginear lán na scóige 2 with maximum speedar lánluasthe car was travelling at full throttle bhí an carr ag taisteal ar lánluas 3 with maximum effortar do lándícheallhe played at full throttle d'imir sé ar a lándícheall