chokepoint : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
- n a point of congestion or blockage
the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour
- From blocking Reconstruction-era civil rights to slowing the New Deal, the court's pro-business ideologues have time and again created "a chokepoint for progressive reforms.
- For the Palestinians, Erez is a chokepoint where only a lucky few can exit from Gaza, usually for medical emergencies.
News & Articles
- NRD turns down plea for drain help near Cozad
GRAND ISLAND — A staff study of a drainage chokepoint west of Elm Creek was approved by the Central Platte Natural Resources District Board Thursday, but a funding request from a Dawson County drainag
April 25, 2014 - Kearney Hub
- Madeleine Bordallo in Pacific Daily News
The Port of Guam has repeatedly been identified as a potential chokepoint for the military buildup, and the decision to not award the ...... grant to the Port of Guam is a step in the wrong direction for the federal response to Guam's needs,...
- Peter DeFazio in The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
I spent two years convincing my colleagues this was not just a bridge project in Oregon, but a chokepoint on a vital national transportation artery,DeFazio said from Washington, DC "This is the third busiest truck route in America. It...