throttling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

throttling

  1. present participle of throttle

Noun[edit]

throttling ‎(countable and uncountable, plural throttlings)

  1. The temporary reduction of bandwidth through a communications network by controlling the package flow rate. Used to minimise congestion. Also known as bandwidth throttling.
  2. Reduction in amount of chemical or other fluid in process such as a heating or ventilation system.