throttle

(redirected from throttles back)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Receiving that, it then sends two; if that is ACKed, then four, and so forth up to a threshold, where it throttles back to an increase of one packet each exchange.
With only a few miles until joining my flight lead gradually pulled the throttles back to the mid-range position.
Rolling into the groove on the first pass, I brought my throttles back during the wings-level transition and felt a noticeable hang-up in the throttles.