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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

As fast as possible. I drove at full speed, and I still got there late. Do you think she has a chance to win the race, if she runs at full speed? They are planning this wedding at full speed. I hope they don't forget any major details.
See also: full, speed

(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 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

or

full throttle

If you do something at full throttle or full throttle, you do it with all your energy and effort. Many violinists continue playing at full throttle well into old age. She was a high-powered Western businesswoman who went at things full throttle. Note: When someone is behaving like this, you can say they are at full throttle or are in full throttle. This was the actress whom I had seen in full throttle in performance the previous year. Note: Full throttle is used in other structures with a similar meaning. Palmer gives it full throttle on his latest album. Note: If an engine is operating at full throttle, it is operating at its maximum speed.
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(at) full ˈthrottle

if you do something at full throttle, you do it with as much speed and energy as you can: He’s determined to live his whole life at full throttle.
The throttle is a device that controls the amount of fuel going into the engine of a vehicle.
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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Power Throttling is designed to work with apps out of the box, Microsoft officials said, but developers can and may do some fine tuning with some new programming interfaces that Microsoft will provide in upcoming test builds.
Through throttling, if a user is streaming video from a website that can't downgrade based on his/her connection, Binge On would still throttle the video, hence resulting in a choppy experience.
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.
Whether he intended to uncover a dark underbelly of the mobile industry, or to promote T-Mobile's services or his own firmware, many note that the practice of "correcting" throttling also has its downside, and that many customers are unaware.
The results in table 1 show that it is necessary to use the control-parameter of throttling, as well as other parameters concerned with the production of a really stable and controlled rolling bank in the extruder-inlet to provide uniformity to the ever more exacting standards of statistical process control for tread, hose and other profile extrusion.
IDG's Bio-IT World magazine and IDG World Expo today announced that products from four bio-IT companies were named Best of Show Awards winners at a ceremony held here last night at the Hynes Convention Center during Bio-IT World Conference + Expo: The winning products include Virus Throttling for ProCurve Switch 5300xl series from ProCurve by HP; KDE 2.
Our high-performance capabilities cleanse the network of non-legitimate traffic, malicious traffic and malformed packets while throttling non-mission critical applications to optimize network performance," said TippingPoint's Chief Technology Officer Marc Willebeek-LeMair.
In service provider networks, Allot's QoS and service level agreement (SLA) enforcement solutions maximize return on investment (ROI) by managing over-subscription, throttling P2P traffic and delivering tiered services and classes of service.
In service provider networks, Allot's QoS/SLA enforcement solutions maximize ROI by managing over-subscription, throttling P2P traffic on upstream and downstream links and delivering tiered services and classes of service.
Intel designed the Pentium 4 processor with built-in throttling (a reduction in the clockspeed when the CPU encounters excessive heat).
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.
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.