Definition of Congestion. Meaning of Congestion. Synonyms of Congestion

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Definition of Congestion

Congestion
Congestion Con*ges"tion (?; 106), n. [L. congestio: cf. F. congestion.] 1. The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation. [Obs.] The congestion of dead bodies one upon another. --Evelyn. 2. (Med.) Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hyper[ae]mia, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion; congestion of the lungs.

Meaning of Congestion from wikipedia

- Look up congestion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Congestion may refer to: Excessive fluid in tissues, vessels, or both, including: Edema, abnormal...
- Traffic congestion is a condition in transport that is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing. Traffic congestion...
- Network congestion in data networking and queueing theory is the reduced quality of service that occurs when a network node or link is carrying more data...
- start and congestion window (CWND), to achieve congestion avoidance. The TCP congestion-avoidance algorithm is the primary basis for congestion control...
- Nasal congestion is the blockage of nasal breathing usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels. In about 85%...
- Vascular congestion is the engorgement of an entity, such as the blood vessels of the erectile tissues, with blood. It is known to occur with deep venous...
- The London congestion charge is a fee charged on most cars and motor vehicles being driven within the Congestion Charge Zone (CCZ) in Central London between...
- Congestion pricing or congestion charges is a system of surcharging users of public goods that are subject to congestion through excess demand, such as...
- Prostatic congestion is a medical condition of the prostate gland that happens when the prostate becomes swollen by excess fluid and can be caused by prostatosis...
- Congestion management may refer to: Traffic congestion in transportation networks Network congestion in computer networks This disambiguation page lists...