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  • n. Plural form of bottleneck.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bottleneck.


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  • "While the supply chain bottlenecks have been resolved the industrywide component shortage remains," he said.

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  • We should not be equating the short-term bottlenecks and challenges with the long-term difficulty. Chronicle

  • The planning/approval process has clear and well-known "bottlenecks" - hurdles through which plans must pass and at which they can be stopped.

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  • Rather, the genetic evidence indicates that modern human beings have expanded as a single, relatively well mixed population without subsequent genetic bottlenecks (bottlenecks tend to erase the evidence of previous bottlenecks, which is how geneticists know that the bottleneck in Africa was the most recent one).

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  • "It defies all common sense, and the bottlenecks will be a nightmare," Cassella said.

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  • 27.02.2009 - Players of the Dragon are traditionally interested in a certain number of "bottlenecks" - i.e. variations which are very critical and which cause them a lot of concern in their games.

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  • His signature series is the Black series in which protagonists are trapped in mental "bottlenecks" so to speak.

    The Black Series by Cornell Woolrich

  • For the Games, 24-hour road-clearing operations and 1,000 police will be in place to avoid the kind of bottlenecks that tied up the region before Christmas.

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  • He describes the issues identified as "bottlenecks" which are "being addressed," adding: "There are no personnel, equipment and technical problems for the present operation that cannot be solved and that hinder the operation or its tempo."

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  • She agreed that so-called "bottlenecks" did exist in service delivery in some departments but said every day the government did

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