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streamlined

adjective stream·lined \-ˌlīnd\

Definition of STREAMLINED

1
a :  contoured to reduce resistance to motion through a fluid (as air)
b :  stripped of nonessentials :  compact
c :  effectively integrated :  organized
2
:  having flowing lines
3
:  brought up to date :  modernized

First Known Use of STREAMLINED

1913

Other Mechanical Engineering Terms

centrifuge, differential, flange, lathe, linchpin, pinion, plenum, ratchet, traction
STREAMLINED Defined for Kids

streamlined

adjective stream·lined \ˈstrēm-ˌlīnd\

Definition of STREAMLINED for Kids

1
:  designed or constructed to make motion through water or air easier or as if for this purpose <It was … a streamlined car of graceful design. — E. B. White, Stuart Little>
2
:  made shorter, simpler, or more efficient <They developed a streamlined manufacturing process.>

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