Definition of Flow control

1. Noun. (networking) A process of managing the rate of data transmission between two nodes to prevent a fast sender from outrunning a slow receiver. ¹



2. Noun. (context: environmental engineering US) Laws, regulations, and economic incentives or disincentives used by waste managers to direct waste generated in a specific geographic area to a designated landfill, recycling, or waste-to-energy facility. ¹

3. Noun. (context: aviation US) A practice of holding aircraft on the ground in anticipation of congestion at destination airspace and airports. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flow Control

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flow'ret
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flow-over vaporiser
flow-volume curve
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flow battery
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flow control (current term)
flow cytoenzymology
flow cytometer
flow cytometry
flow cytophotometry
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flow diagrams
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flow injection analysis
flow karyotyping
flow of air
flow of attention
flow off

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