system overload


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system overload

an inability to cope with messages and expectations from a number of sources within a given time limit.
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But given the system overload of 2001, it might be in lenders' best interests to make the time.
It's not affected by power spikes or failure, system overload or interference from lightning and high-power electromagnetic interference which can bottleneck or cut the flow of communication.
The following sewage system overload resulted in only 65-percent treatment of the sewage before it was dumped in Clear Creek.
Many additional hours were lost when researchers were unable to access supercomputers and mail systems due to system overload and network shutdown.
Mac-to-VAX Connection Eases System Overload In High-Growth District
Positive temperature co-efficient for easy parallel operation allowing paneling to run without heat to prevent a system overload
In the aftermath of system overload, the National Power Control Centre is carrying out load shedding without any prior notice to distribution companies.
But the post office has been inundated with walk-in and telephone queries and the hotline has been reported to have jammed repeatedly due to system overload.
Fourth to Thursday's Newmarket listed race winner Table Rock on his debut at the Curragh, this Mr Greeley colt was beaten 10 lengths when third to System Overload and subsequent winner Tarziyna at the Curragh last time, Expected to revel on the polytrack, Leliani is a confident choice to beat 74-rated Got To Dream.
Vantage traces TESA's problems to a system overload - too many students taking the computerized tests.
Chief Superintendent Dave Lewis, head of calls and crime recording, said: "If there is a system overload the calls are automatically redirected to other north west fire and rescue services and, as a back up calls are then redirected to Merseyside police.
One of the most pressing problems has been system inflow/infiltration (I/I), which increases the chance of system overload during rain events.
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