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  • noun networking A process of managing the rate of data transmission between two nodes to prevent a fast sender from outrunning a slow receiver.
  • noun environmental engineering, US Laws, regulations, and economic incentives or disincentives used by waste managers to direct waste generated in a specific geographic area to a designated landfill, recycling, or waste-to-energy facility.
  • noun aviation, US A practice of holding aircraft on the ground in anticipation of congestion at destination airspace and airports.


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