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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

throttle back

1. To slow one's vehicle down by or as by pulling back the throttle that controls the amount of fuel delivered to an engine. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throttle" and "back." Now, you'll want to throttle back as we approach the harbor. Investigators at the crash scene believe the driver failed to throttle the car back while taking the turn.
2. To slow down one's or something's activity or rate. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throttle" and "back." We're beginning to throttle production back in response to the stagnating economy. After a month of searching, police are throttling back their efforts to find the missing teenager.
See also: back, 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.
See also: full, throttle

(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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Turning off performance throttling doesn't solve the problem and could, in fact, make your phone perform more erratically.
In this article, the performance during supersonic cruise throttling (11km, 1.5 Ma) and subsonic cruise throttling (11 km, 0.8 Ma) is researched.
Today's blog post noted that Power Throttling currently only works with machines with Intel's Speed Shift technology, which is in Intel's sixth generation and beyond Skylake/Kaby Lake Core processors.
In September 2013, TracFone began making some disclosures about throttling unlimited plans, but they were usually not clear or the print was too small for a consumer to notice them, the FTC said.
The service carrier on Monday issued an official response that the throttling should not have happened at all.
Condensate throttling is one of the most advanced and efficient methods which can be used to rapidly activate stored energy enough for unit load support for a few minutes.
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.
The viscosity of these high throttling compounds is, however, reduced to such an extent that even with the high but short restrictions of the flow cross-section, adequate throughput and processing become possible.
Of the tenants of net neutrality-no blocking content, no slowing or throttling data and no paid prioritization that offers higher speeds to services who pay for it-data speeds are the hardest for consumers to track.
"The first test series in 2006 was a challenge but showed promise," said Tony Kim, Deep Throttling Engine project manager at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama.
9) (Institute fur Kunststoff Verarbeitung of the State Technical College at Aachen, Germany) into the mixing capacity of the MCT was concluded: This showed that with certain combinations of screw- and barrel-geometries and the use of throttling, the improvement of carbon black dispersion and the final mixing were as good as with a conventional internal mixer.
For Chrome 57, Google has added a stronger feature by throttling open tabs that are not in use.
The graph in figure 2, reporting results on an MCT 150, emphasizes the effects of throttling to the purpose of keeping down the extrusion-temperature and thereby achieving a very respectable output.
With the generous data cap, it's now far easier to social and streaming audio apps like Spotify without encountering throttling, since few general users will likely hit that 22GB limit.
Streaming service Netflix said it has been throttling its video for AT&T and Verizon customers using wireless networks for more than five years, (http://www.wsj.com/articles/netflix-throttles-its-videos-on-at-t-verizon-phones-1458857424) reported the Wall Street Journal  Thursday.