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choke·pointor choke point (chōk′point′)
1. A narrow passage, such as a strait, through which shipping must pass.
2. A point of congestion or obstruction.
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a place of greatest congestion and often hazard; bottleneck.
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|Noun||1.||chokepoint - a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel|
narrowing - an instance of becoming narrow
|2.||chokepoint - a point of congestion or blockage; "the bridge is always a chokepoint at rush hour"|
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
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