bottleneck


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Synonyms for bottleneck

Synonyms for bottleneck

a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

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the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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slow down or impede by creating an obstruction

become narrow, like a bottleneck

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I was monitoring this cramped situation with a scope from base camp and when inquired for the delay the reply on radio was that situation was crowded under the couloir, upward pace was slow and fixing of the line in the Bottleneck remained a conundrum.
respondents seem to have been addressing the most serious problems with their downstream purification issues, but a larger percentage appears to be experiencing chronic bottleneck problems in current downstream processing compared to Europe.
In today's design engineering environment, a bottleneck is not simply one process that takes longer than another, but rather a collection of processes that are inefficient.
The company's new bottleneck feeder is an easy way of giving instructions without using labels, which means it is also an environmentally friendly because it does not use any adhesive and can be disposed of quickly and easily.
That modern epoch--at most the past 50,000 years, say the researchers--contains the hypothesized bottleneck, they noted in the November 2000 MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL PARASITOLOGY.
Although today's communications technology is powerful, its capabilities and effectiveness are limited by network/server bottlenecks," said Pat Walsh, vice president, product management, High-Performance Optical Component Solutions, Nortel Networks.
Typically, problems with unproductive lines are related to bottlenecks, space constraints, flaws in layout design or inadequate staffing.
To make sure the bottleneck location was crystal clear to everyone, Mr Harvill came up with an idea: place an oversized plastic Coke bottle above the machine which was that day's main bottleneck.
Currently the only popular bottleneck commercial autopistol cartridge is the .
An untapped source of bottleneck efficiency improvement is elimination of entire categories of patient problems from physician processing.
Bottlenecked lines were established from a large ancestral population by obtaining offspring from one, four, or 16 pairs of flies, respectively (with two replicate lines of each bottleneck size, designated a and b).
Another economic bottleneck is that we have had a record high average capital gains tax rate.
Capacity Bottleneck Analyzer instantly identifies current and future bottlenecks to ensure optimal VMware ESX performance
One surefire way to eliminate a database I/O bottleneck is to add solid-state disk technology (like MTI's V-Cache enterprise application accelerator) to the solution.
The play is set in the Western town of Bottleneck, where dance-hall queen Frenchy and her villainous boyfriend, Kent, engage in illegal activities until the new sheriff, the innocent Tom Destry, rides into town and uses his wits as a weapon against the town's corruption.