Pronunciation: (bot'l-nek"), [key]
1. a narrow entrance or passageway.
2. a place or stage in a process at which progress is impeded.
3. Also called slide guitar. a method of guitar playing that produces a gliding sound by pressing a metal bar or glass tube against the strings.
to hamper or confine by or as if by a bottleneck.
to become hindered by or as if by a bottleneck.
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