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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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This Part will now consider how best to address through policy reform the bottlenecks described above.
Legislators enacted all these statutes in response to what they viewed as pervasive problems in the opportunity structure--problems of a particular kind that I call bottlenecks, (4) Essentially, legislators judged that poor credit, unemployment, or past criminal convictions were having too outsized an effect on a person's employment prospects because too large a proportion of employers either were using or might soon use these criteria to screen their applicants.
They identified three major bottlenecks affecting colony formation: survival after plating, failure to re-enter into cell cycle and continued cell death after division.
By removing local bottlenecks and improving access to local development sites and communities, these schemes will help get people to and from work and power the economy."
As in both topologies the link delays after bottlenecks are similar, a delay matrix was used to obtain SVD results for all experiments.
The destination node receives the RREQ packets through several paths and determines the bottleneck velocity of each of those paths.
To succeed, a sperm must reach a critical velocity to navigate upstream and avoid being caught in one of a series of bottleneck traps.
Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez issued the statement after the PPCRV called on the poll body to explain the supposed data 'bottleneck' which caused a seven-hour delay in the release of election results to the transparency server.
After a broad lobby of the business community and the municipalities in the area, deputies Floor Vermeulen of Zuid-Holland and Dennis Straat van Utrecht made an urgent request to the minister to address the bottlenecks on the A12 between the Gouda and Oudenrijn junctions.
The process of identifying bottlenecks will mostly help to improve outcomes.
As presented by empirical studies, the self-organized capacity drop could be observed in bottlenecks at many locations.
Both, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road and Al Ain road are among the busiest roads in Dubai and any bottlenecks adversely impact the overall movement of traffic leading to these highways.
This technology enables engineers to visualize where and how the equipment fits into the entire operation, identify what works and what doesn't, and detect bottlenecks.
Recommends configurations to eliminate communications bottlenecks, roughly doubles communication speeds, communications quality enhanced by approximately ten times