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congestion

[kən′jes·chən]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of fluid, usually blood, but occasionally bile or mucus, within the vessels of an organ or part.

congestion

When the offered load of a data communication path exceeds the capacity.

congestion

The condition of a network when there is not enough bandwidth to support the current traffic load.
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ST VAUGHAN is critical of the effects that congestion charging could cause to business (Mail, August 17).
With the daily congestion charge now pounds 8 the money a commuter would save in a year if they did not have to pay the charge is pounds 1,920.
If you control congestion in a draconian way you run the risk of stifling economic growth.
Opponents further argue that the additional accidents and congestion caused by this surplus driving cost roughly $1.
Thyme contains powerful volatile oils with anti-bacterial properties that help break up respiratory congestion, Thyme has been used since ancient times to relieve coughs, sore throats, and chest congestion.
However, the Slow Start and congestion avoidance algorithms may prevent large windows from being achieved when packet loss occurs, due to the continuous reduction of the window size.
80% of suburban city officials consider traffic congestion either a major (34%) or moderate (46%) problem in their city.
also cited a recent public opinion poll revealing that 57 percent of Londoners support congestion charging, with 36 percent opposed.
However, the congestion charge is just one measure being discussed.
In this paper, we investigate specifically congestion behavior in a network at various sizes and time scales.
The best way to reduce traffic congestion is to get people out of their cars and into alternative forms of transportation.