congestion

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con·gest

 (kən-jĕst′)
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
v.tr.
1. To overfill or overcrowd: Trucks congested the tunnel.
2. Medicine To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in (a vessel or organ).
v.intr.
To become congested.

[Latin congerere, congest-, to heap up, crowd together : com-, com- + gerere, to carry.]

con·ges′tion n.
con·ges′tive adj.

congestion

(kənˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
1. the state of being overcrowded, esp with traffic or people
2. (Pathology) the state of being overloaded or clogged with blood
3. (Pathology) the state of being blocked with mucus

con•ges•tion

(kənˈdʒɛs tʃən)

n.
1. overcrowding; clogging: traffic congestion.
2. clogging in a blood vessel, duct, or other body part due to an accumulation of fluid, mucus, etc.: nasal congestion.
[1585–95; < Latin]

Congestion

 a gathering or accumulation; a heap or pile.
Examples: congestion of population, 1887; of traffic, 1883; of unmethodized matter, 1843.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hydrothorax - accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
haemothorax, hemothorax - accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
hyperaemia, hyperemia - increased blood in an organ or other body part
pulmonary congestion - congestion in the lungs
stuffiness - state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
2.congestion - excessive crowding; "traffic congestion"
crowding - a situation in which people or things are crowded together; "he didn't like the crowding on the beach"

congestion

noun overcrowding, crowding, mass, jam, clogging, bottleneck, snarl-up (informal, chiefly Brit.) Energy consumption, road congestion and pollution have increased.
Translations
اِحْتِقَانازْدِحام، احْتِقان
návalucpánízácpa
overfyldningtilstopningtrafikkaosoverbefolkning
ruuhka
zakrčenost
forgalmi torlódásvértolulás
troîningur
密集
정체
trängsel
ความแออัด
sự tắc nghẽn

congestion

[kənˈdʒestʃən]
A. N
1. [of traffic] → congestión f; [of people] → aglomeración f
2. (Med) → congestión f
B. CPD congestion charge(s) N(PL)tasa fsing por congestión

congestion

[kənˈdʒɛstʃən] n
(MEDICINE) [arteries, lungs] → congestion f
(on roads, in airport, airspace)encombrement m, congestion f
traffic congestion → embouteillages mplcongestion charge ntaxe f embouteillage (visant à réduire la circulation automobile en ville)

congestion

n (= traffic, pedestrians)Stau m, → Stockung f; (in corridors etc) → Gedränge nt; (= overpopulation)Übervölkerung f; (Med) → Blutstau m, → Blutandrang m; the congestion in the city centre is getting so bad …die Verstopfung in der Innenstadt nimmt derartige Ausmaße an …

congestion

[kənˈdʒɛstʃn] n (with traffic) (Med) → congestione f; (with people) → sovraffollamento

congested

(kənˈdʒestid) adjective
over-crowded; over-full.
conˈgestion (-tʃən) noun
traffic congestion; nasal congestion.

congestion

اِحْتِقَان nával overfyldning Stau συμφόρηση congestión ruuhka encombrement zakrčenost congestione 密集 정체 ophoping overbelastning przeciążenie congestionamento скопление trängsel ความแออัด tıkanıklık sự tắc nghẽn 拥塞

con·ges·tion

n. congestión, aglomeración; acumulación excesiva de sangre en un órgano;
active ______ activa;
functional ______ funcional;
passive ______ pasiva;
venous ______ venosa.

congestion

n congestión f; nasal — congestión nasal