onstream

adverb or adjective
on·​stream | \ ˈȯn-ˈstrēm How to pronounce onstream (audio) , ˈän- \

Definition of onstream

: in or into production plants scheduled to come onstream

Examples of onstream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only big developments are in the energy sector, which will see the $400 billion Power of Siberia gas pipeline come onstream this year. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, "Are US tariffs pushing China and Russia together?," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of onstream

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Onstream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onstream. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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