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at full throttle

As fast as something or someone can go Once Tom caught the ball, he took off at full throttle toward the end zone. I started feeling nauseous on the way home because Kelly was driving at full throttle on a windy highway.
See also: full, throttle

at full speed

 and at full tilt; at full throttle
as fast as possible. The motor was running at full speed. John finished his running at full tilt. When the horse reached the back stretch he was at full throttle.
See also: full, speed

throttle something down

to reduce the speed of an engine by adjusting the throttle. She throttled her engine down and came to a stop. She throttled down her engine.
See also: down, throttle

(at) full throttle

if a person or a machine is at full throttle, they are doing something as well and with as much energy as they can By the end of May, the assembly line will be working at full throttle.
See also: full, throttle

throttle back

or throttle down
v.
1. To decrease the speed of an engine with a throttle: The captain throttled back when we entered the harbor.
2. To decrease the speed of some engine with a throttle: The captain throttled back the engine as we approached the dock. The pilot throttled the engine back to idle.
See also: back, throttle
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The complaint charges that AT&T violated the FTC Act by changing the terms of customers' unlimited data plans while those customers were still under contract, and by failing to adequately disclose the nature of the throttling program to consumers who renewed their unlimited data plans.
asp) tiered plan structure in 2010; however, users who have been grandfathered in on unlimited plans are subject to throttling after using 3GB of data under the policy.
Many developers are in the business of creating iOS carrier update hacks, which serve to correct the throttling limits set by carriers and increase network speeds.
Rather than resisting changes in Internet usage with counterproductive and arbitrary traffic throttling, we need to work together with the FCC to create a solution that ISPs, technology providers, consumers, content providers, and advertisers can all support.
With the IO Throttling capability, users can create application specific workloads by capping the IO at user defined values.
OakGate Technology's IO Throttling is the leading benchmarking tool designed to measure latency using an IO workload model of real storage applications," said Marc Acosta, storage technologist in the office of the CTO, STEC, Inc.
However, while on conventional extruders computer process control can only influence the screw-speed or sectional tempering which are slow-response parameters, on account of its low hold-up volume and quick-response throttling the MCT is far better suited to process automation involving closed control loops.
While on conventional extruders computer process control can only influence the screw speed or sectional tempering which are slow-response parameters, on account of its low hold-up volume and quick response throttling the MCT is far better suited to process automation.
ICMP throttling automatically reduces denial of service attacks from affecting network availability, and ECMP improves network redundancy, both of which build security and resiliency into the network edge.
The Open File Option keeps all of the file, database, network, CPU and I/O subsystem resources available to users on a priority basis during the backup by throttling the I/O.
Columbia Data Products, OTM, Open Transaction Manager, True Image, True Throttling and SnapBack Live are trademarks of Columbia Data Products, Inc.
Along with ensuring that VERITAS Backup Exec for Windows NT/2000 safely captures open files, OTM keeps all of the file, database, network, CPU, and I/O subsystem resources available to users on a priority basis during the backup by throttling the I/O.
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The new throttling feature in Octopus allows users to proactively manage the rate, in Kbytes per second, at which mirrored data is placed on the network.
This throttling technology reduces speed conversion point congestion and packet loss with less than 0.