the use of increased prices to charge the overusers of public goods, esp. during certain periods of time or at the places where congestion occurs; also, a new usage tax or charge when peak demand exceeds available supply; also called peak pricing
A few other cities around the world already use or have tried congestion pricing schemes, including Singapore.
[kuh n-jest] /kənˈdʒɛst/ verb (used with object) 1. to fill to excess; overcrowd or overburden; clog: The subway entrance was so congested that no one could move. 2. Pathology. to cause an unnatural accumulation of blood or other fluid in (a body part or blood vessel): The cold congested her sinuses. 3. Obsolete. to heap […]
noun 1. (def 2). congestive heart failure n. See heart failure. congestive heart failure (kən-jěs’tĭv) See heart failure.
- Congestive splenomegaly
congestive splenomegaly n. Enlargement of the spleen due to passive congestion.
[kon-jee-uh s] /ˈkɒn dʒi əs/ noun, plural congii [kon-jee-ahy] /ˈkɒn dʒiˌaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. (in prescriptions) a gallon (3.7853 liters). 2. an ancient Roman unit of liquid measure equal to about 0.8 U.S. gallon (3.2 liters). /ˈkɒndʒɪəs/ noun (pl) -gii (-dʒɪˌaɪ) 1. (pharmacol) a unit of liquid measure equal to 1 Imperial gallon 2. an […]
[kon-gloh-beyt, kong-, kong-gloh-beyt] /kɒnˈgloʊ beɪt, kɒŋ-, ˈkɒŋ gloʊˌbeɪt/ adjective 1. formed into a ball. verb (used with or without object), conglobated, conglobating. 2. to collect or form into a ball or rounded mass. /ˈkɒŋɡləʊˌbeɪt/ verb 1. to form into a globe or ball adjective 2. a rare word for globular conglobate con·glo·bate (kŏn-glō’bāt’, kŏng’glō-) adj. […]