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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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People commuting every day at peak times usually have season tickets - all these barriers have done have created a bottle neck for us trying to exit the station making a miserable journey even worse Birkbymummy huddersfield examiner Most discussed stories on Facebook Investigation begins into Heckmondwike fire which sent huge plume of smoke high into sky It's the chemical plant between the back of Wilbeys builders merchants and Ponderosa.
Geoff Inskip, Centro chief executive, said: "The existing stretch between Birmingham and Coventry is already a bottle neck that impacts on the reliability of the services.
An inner skirt on the nipple, Pheil explains, hugs the inner diameter of the bottle neck and acts like a check valve, keeping the liquid in the bottle, while allowing the air to flow in to equalize the pressure.
Parallel SCSI interface technology has reached its maximum potential and is becoming a bottle neck to data processing.
Package in nice bottle and decorate with dried herbs tied to the bottle neck with raffia.
A barman should hold the base of the glass by thumb and forefinger and pour at the optimum angle, whilst being careful not to let the spout or the bottle neck touch the rim of the glass or the head.
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The dropper assembly is attached inside the closure and, during the capping operation, it becomes permanently sealed inside the bottle neck. During first removal of the closure, the tamper-evident ring breaks away and the dropper assembly remains securely attached inside the bottle neck.
YOU NEED: two 2-liter plastic soda bottles * tape * scissors * plastic tube, same diameter as bottle neck and long enough to attach bottles * small rocks and sand * food coloring * bowl of water * measuring cup * aluminum foil
Other weapons cleared off the streets included a knotted sock with three snooker balls stuffed inside, a rubber kitchen glove adapted with a glass bottle neck to form a powerful catapult known as a "Johnny Popper", and a flip-down mobile phone used to store a modified Stanley blade.
These shims can be placed between the lock ring and the press to adjust the headspace on bottle neck cases.
Push the open end of the plastic bag through the bottle neck.
He was threatened by both men, one with a broken bottle neck and the other with a stick, before he was assaulted a short distance away, on Low Friar Street, with the bottle, suffering facial injuries.