throttle

(redirected from throttling back)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to throttling back: throttle down
References in periodicals archive ?
The Clipper Graham climbed vertically at 170 feet per second to an altitude of approximately 2,000 feet, then flew laterally for 550 feet up range before throttling back its engines and descending tail first onto the desert floor.
Network Composer also provides the tools necessary for managing security and performance, such as blocking threats, prioritizing mission-critical applications and throttling back non-essential traffic.
THE boss of Airbus' wingmaking plant in north east Wales says he will do everything possible to avoid compulsory redundancies after the company revealed it is throttling back production of its flagship A380 superjumbo.
Now the tide has changed, with Opec throttling back supplies just as refiners commission sophisticated new kit that will allow them to convert the bottom end of the barrel into top-notch fuels.
California's new job growth rate will be about 3 percent annually through next year before throttling back to 2 percent over the long haul, said the Business Forecasting Project at UCLA's John E.
Patent-pending Adaptive Rate Control provides total network protection from flooding attacks, keeping the network up and running and allowing good traffic to pass while throttling back traffic floods.