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streamline

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noun stream·line \ˈstrēm-ˌlīn\

Definition of streamline

  1. 1 :  the path of a particle in a fluid relative to a solid body past which the fluid is moving in smooth flow without turbulence

  2. 2a :  a contour designed to minimize resistance to motion through a fluid (as air)b :  a smooth or flowing line designed as if for decreasing air resistance



1868

First Known Use of streamline

1868

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

Rhymes with streamline

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streamline

transitive verb stream·line

Simple Definition of streamline

  • : to design or make (something, such as a boat or car) with a smooth shape which makes motion through water or air easier

  • : to make (something) simpler, more effective, or more productive

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of streamline

  1. 1 :  to design or construct with a streamline

  2. 2 :  to bring up to date :  modernize

  3. 3a :  to put in order :  organizeb :  to make simpler or more efficient <a system that streamlines the process>

Examples of streamline in a sentence

  1. The manufacturer has streamlined the car's design.

  2. The business is looking for ways to streamline production.



1913

First Known Use of streamline

1913



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