bottleneck definition

  • noun:
    • A narrow or obstructed area, at the time of a highway or a pipeline.
    • a spot or an area of traffic obstruction.
    • A hindrance to succeed or production.
    • The narrow part of a bottle close to the top.
    • Music A style of electric guitar playing by which an object, like some cup or material, is passed throughout the strings to realize a gliding noise.
    • The thin section that forms the pouring spout of a bottle; the throat of a bottle.
    • In traffic, any narrowing regarding the roadway, particularly resulting in a delay.
    • Any wait; part of a procedure that is too sluggish or difficult.
    • the thin part of a bottle nearby the top
    • a narrowing that decreases the circulation through a channel
  • verb-transitive:
    • To decrease or impede by producing an obstruction.
    • same as obstruct.
  • verb:
    • To slow by causing a bottleneck.
    • to make a bottleneck.
    • delay or impede by generating an obstruction
    • become narrow, like a bottleneck
  • others:
    • an area or circumstance for which otherwise quick development is impeded.
    • a point from which road traffic slows because of obstruction or narrowing for the roadway.
    • an impasse.
    • a narrowing.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • in order to become narrower together gets near a spot; -- stated of roads.

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