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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th] worst bottleneck at the notorious Lincoln Tunnel and on I-95 from Manhattan across the Bronx.
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.
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.
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.
An untapped source of bottleneck efficiency improvement is elimination of entire categories of patient problems from physician processing.
Another economic bottleneck is that we have had a record high average capital gains tax rate.
With our Capacity Bottleneck Analyzer Virtual Appliance, we are empowering IT staff with a very simple and easy-to-learn UI from which they can instantly identify their most critical bottleneck problems and take proactive measures against predicted future bottlenecks.
Most I/O-starved database systems will have one or more I/O bottlenecks, some occurring during the day and others at night.
Councilman Bob Kellar, Chamber of Commerce President Doug Sink, local businessman Don Flemming and state Assemblyman George Runner are among those committed for a one-time appearance as the original sheriff of Bottleneck, who gives his life in the pursuit of justice.
It didn't take too long for most people to realize the machine had become a bottleneck.
On the basis of recent data, the authors postulate that theprimary bottleneck happened 10,000 to 12,000 years ago during the late Pleistocene period, and the second happened during the last century.
Prevent more than 449,500 crashes, including 1,750 fatalities and 220,500 injuries * Cut pollution at the bottlenecks in half, reducing smog-causing volatile organic compounds by nearly 50 percent and carbon monoxide by 54 percent * Slash emissions of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, by an impressive 77 percent at those sites * Conserve more than 40 billion gallons of fuel * Reduce rush hour delays by an average of 16 minutes per trip - saving more than 30 minutes per day for commuters who must negotiate a bottleneck in both morning and evening rush hours.
When a single computer in the network data path controls backup processing, that computer will ultimately become a bottleneck.