Hanging vs Throttling - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between hanging and throttling
is that hanging
is while throttling
As nouns the difference between hanging and throttling
is that hanging
is (uncountable) the act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (or to commit suicide) while throttling
is the temporary reduction of bandwidth through a communications network by controlling the package flow rate used to minimise congestion also known as bandwidth throttling
As an adjective hanging
(chess, of a piece) Unprotected and exposed to capture.
- The hanging vines made the house look older than it was.
* hanging garden
* hanging loop
* hanging participle
(uncountable) The act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (or to commit suicide).
, year = 1728
, chapter = The Atheist, or, the Second Part of the Solider's Fortune
, title = The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway
, volume = 2
, first = Thomas
, last = Otway
, authorlink = Thomas Otway
, location = London
, page = 37
, url = http://books.google.com/books?id=yF1AAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA37
, passage = No, Sir, 'tis fear of Hanging
. Who would not ?teal, or do Murder, every time his Fingers itch'd at it, were it not for fear of the Gallows?
(countable) A public event at which a person is hanged.
- Hanging is the punishment for one convicted of war crimes, there.
(countable) Anything wide, high and rather thin that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters).
- The hanging of the bandits was attended by the whole village.
(uncountable) The way in which hangings (decorations) are arranged.
- The various hangings on that Christmas tree look nice.
- I dislike the cramped hanging in the gallery of 18th century painters.
* (execution) (l)
* wall hanging
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The temporary reduction of bandwidth through a communications network by controlling the package flow rate. Used to minimise congestion. Also known as bandwidth throttling.
Reduction in amount of chemical or other fluid in process such as a heating or ventilation system.