chokepoint

Definitions of chokepoint
  1. noun
    a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    synonyms: bottleneck, constriction
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    type of:
    narrowing
    an instance of becoming narrow
  2. noun
    a point of congestion or blockage
    “the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour”
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    type of:
    point
    the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
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