flow control


Cars & Driving

  • noun the regulation of the amount of fluid passing through a pump, especially important under changing operating conditions


  • noun management of the flow of data into queues and buffers, to prevent heavy traffic


  • A system which regulates a flow through a given channel, such as a communications line, a conduction path, or a duct. For instance, it may entail a process which times transmitted signals in a manner that faster devices can communicate with slower devices without data loss.