1. [ noun ] (informal) the application of maximum thrust

"he slammed the throttle to the firewall"

Related terms: drive colloquialism
2. [ noun ] (computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers; commonly used on local area networks that are connected to the internet
Related terms: security_system computer_science
3. [ noun ] (architecture) fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building
Related terms: wall
Similar spelling:   Fiorillo