congestion signal

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In a communications network, a signal that indicates that (a) congestion has occurred, (b) congestion will occur when the next demand for service occurs, or (c) the network is saturated. Seeinternational congestion signal, national switching equipment congestion signal. See alsocommunications network, congestion, demand, saturation, service, signal.

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