(medicine) Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hypermic, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion; congestion of the lungs.
An area on a pricing chart that indicates where previous heavy trading volume occurred or an area in which closing prices on successive trading days tended to cluster. Congestion often looks like a rectangle on a price chart, as prices have remained in a narrow range. Usually, when prices break out of the range they resume the price direction that prices had before entering the area of congestion.
The condition that arises when a system or network experiences a level of offered calling activity or message traffic that exceeds its capacity.
(medicine) An excess of mucus or fluid in the respiratory system; congestion of the lungs, or nasal congestion.
Origin of congestion
From Middle French
Congestion Sentence Examples
The congestion must be breaking up.
They called it acute congestion of the stomach and brain.
Despite a huge emigration of Jews from Russia, the congestion within the pale is the cause of terrible destitution and misery.
Allergies can become obvious in the first few months of life in the form of nasal congestion, cough, rash, or diarrhea following food intake.