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congestion
In a communications switch, a state or condition that occurs when more subscribers attempt simultaneously to access the switch than it is able to handle, even if unsaturated. 2. In a saturated communications system, the condition that occurs when an additional demand for service occurs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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