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bottleneck

a narrow stretch of road or a junction at which traffic is or may be held up
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bottleneck

[′bäd·əl‚nek]
(petroleum engineering)
A section of reduced diameter in a drill pipe that is caused by excessive longitudinal strain or a combination of such strain and irregular swaying of the mechanism.
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bottleneck

A lessening of throughput. It often refers to networks that are overloaded, which is caused by the inability of the hardware and transmission channels to support the traffic. It can also refer to a mismatch inside the computer where slower-speed peripheral buses and devices prevent the CPU from being used to its fullest capacity.
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