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Definitions and Synonyms of bottleneck | Another word for bottleneck | What is bottleneck?

Definition 1: the narrow part of a bottle near the top - [noun denoting artifact]

(bottleneck is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

Definition 2: a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for bottleneck in the sense of this definition

(bottleneck is a kind of ...) an instance of becoming narrow

Definition 3: become narrow, like a bottleneck - [verb of change]

Samples where bottleneck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Right by the bridge, the road bottlenecks

(bottleneck is a kind of ...) make or become more narrow or restricted

"The selection was narrowed" "The road narrowed"

Samples where bottleneck or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system

(bottleneck is a kind of ...) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

"His brother blocked him at every turn"

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