Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of gathering or heaping together or forming a mass; an aggregation.
- n. An excessive accumulation; an overcrowded condition; specifically, in medicine, an unnatural accumulation of blood in an organ or part; hyperemia: as, congestion of the lungs or of the brain.
- n. The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation.
- n. An excess of traffic.
- n. medicine Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hypermic, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion; congestion of the lungs.
- n. medicine An excess of mucus or fluid in the respiratory system; congestion of the lungs, or nasal congestion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation.
- n. (Med.) Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hyperæmia, active or passive.
- n. excessive crowding
- n. excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
“I can see why people would think that the majority of the decrease in congestion is related to gas prices being higher and the economy being in the toilet.”
“(Based on the assumption that the decrease in congestion is more of benefit to him than the increase in the cost of gasoline is a cost.)”
“The term congestion, however, usually indicates a morbid condition, with more or less lasting effects.”
“So the mayor has come up with what he calls a congestion pricing plan.”
“That is what you call the congestion of Parliament.”
“But second, as investors concentrate on one side of the market, the market becomes "congested," decreasing the returns to participating in this market and discouraging new investors from entering (what we call the congestion effect).”
“Since "congestion" is not a measurement of only increased traffic counts, it will exponentially explode.”
“However, Sullivan said, when midday track work causes freight train congestion, sometimes the best thing to do is to move the freight train out of the way to make everything move ....”
“Why do you think congestion is bad and not fixable by people walking, biking and using transit? morning fizzy”
“Building more roads to cure congestion is like loosening your belt to cure obesity.”
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