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Synonyms for chokepoint

a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

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a point of congestion or blockage

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The strait, which connects the Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, is the world's biggest chokepoint for seaborne oil trade, according to the United States Energy Department.
The multimode 'RPX' RTLS system comprises of dual-band Wi-Fi tags in various form factors including asset tags and wearables, Wi-Fi based configurators, the SuperMote(TM) and NetworkMote(TM) RTLS infrastructure elements, RF based chokepoint exciters, and the CLaaS(TM) cloud based locationing software.
4-mile-long overpass has now removed the chokepoint that existed where the Burlington Northern Santa Fe mainline crossed Union Pacific Railway tracks in Colton.
With this new combination of Wi-Fi and ultrasound, AeroScout continues to extend the most comprehensive and cost efficient asset visibility solution for enterprise-wide indoor and outdoor asset tracking, room-level separation, bay-level resolution, chokepoint detection and condition monitoring.
Trucks, as well as cars, need to slow down to pay a toll - thus creating a natural chokepoint for congestion, contributing to increased fuel use and emissions," Graves said.
This creates a potential chokepoint at each stage of the broadcast chain from camera, to contribution encoders passing video from professional studios, to video servers and to post-production houses.
The Altamont Pass is a major chokepoint for both passenger vehicles and freight as trucks struggle to climb the grade," noted MTC Commissioner Haggerty.
11 Wi-Fi standard, the ISO 24730 standard, as well as two chokepoint technologies for location.
Replacement of the century-old Portal Bridge, a major chokepoint along the Northeast Corridor.
Then he turned to the Bab al-Mandeb, the chokepoint for shipping at the southern end of the Red Sea leading to the Suez Canal.
Prices for crude oil rose about 4 percent on Thursday over concerns that the fighting in Yemen might affect the passage of tankers through the Bab el Mandeb strait, a narrow chokepoint between Yemen and Africa that is the entrance to the Red Sea.
Saudi Arabia led a coalition of 10 Sunni-ruled nations that carried out airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, which is near a shipping chokepoint.
The Huthis have been closely linked with Iran, which already overlooks another maritime chokepoint, the Strait of Hormuz linking the Gulf with the Arabian Sea.
He calls the current state of the New Hampshire seacoast and Greater Boston area a "geographic chokepoint.
During this reconnaissance, a platoon-size regular formation--along with irregular forces and civilians--was spotted in the village (Heidedorf), north of a chokepoint the battalion had to pass.