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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of throttle.


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  • The data on this package is also "shaped" - in other words throttled and limited.

    News24 Top Stories

  • The site could be being 'throttled' to save bandwidth...for example we don't block streaming video or audio sites, but the protocol is restricted to a measly amount of kps, thus rendering it too slow to use.

    The Home Office Bans My Blog

  • Mr Volschenk said he himself had been "throttled" when he tried to intervene in the scuffle.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I was seized'throttled'muffled-pulled down to the ground with a force that left me breathless-enclosed in an embrace that held the ferocity of a deadly enemy instead of the affection of a spouse.

    The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • The US government said it had information that the telephone network was taken down, SMS messages blocked, and internet communication "throttled".

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Am concerned I may have "throttled" (whatever that means) my HD's IO.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • A state department spokesman said there were strong indications that the telephone network had been taken down, SMS messages blocked, and internet communication "throttled".

    BBC - Ouch

  • Low bandwidth replication can even be "throttled" to use a percentage of an existing WAN link so the performance of other applications doesn't suffer.

    DevX: Latest Published Articles

  • The economic hit and then it just kind of throttled everything back.


  • These may include having their internet connection filtered to block attempts to download copyrighted material, "throttled" to slow downloads to a crawl, or even cut off entirely.

    New Scientist - Online News


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