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throttle lever

throttle (def 1).
Origin of throttle lever
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The engineer drives the locomotive using the throttle lever, brakes, and reversing gear.
  • After planning your direction, forward or reverse, slowly press your thumb against the throttle lever for the direction selected.
  • The engine throttle control was tested by moving the throttle lever through its speed range.
  • The throttle lever could become stuck leading to loss of speed control and possible collision.
  • The tractor's throttle lever was wedged against the ground and could not be moved to shut off the tractor's engine.
  • Also, the throttle cable at the engine was against the idle screw, which conforms to the setting of the throttle lever.

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