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bottleneck

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement
  • a bottleneck inevitably forms at the start of a construction zone when the highway narrows from three to two lanes

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bottleneck

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of bottleneck (Entry 2 of 3)

bottleneck

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bottleneck (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of bottleneck was in 1806

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“Bottleneck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bottleneck. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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