what is difference between bottleneck and constriction
bottle + neck
bottleneck (plural bottlenecks)
- The narrow portion that forms the pouring spout of a bottle; the neck of a bottle.
- (figuratively) In traffic, any narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay.
- (by extension) The part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome.
- bottleneck inflation
- genetic bottleneck / population bottleneck
bottleneck (third-person singular simple present bottlenecks, present participle bottlenecking, simple past and past participle bottlenecked)
- (transitive) To slow by causing a bottleneck.
- (intransitive) To form a bottleneck.
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Borrowed from Late Latin constrictio, constrictionis, from Latin constringo.
constriction (countable and uncountable, plural constrictions)
- The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.
- A narrow part of something; a stricture.
- A compression.
constriction f (plural constrictions)