the pipeline


: the system for developing and producing something
the next wave of products to come down the pipeline
Newer treatments for the disease are in the pipeline.

Examples of the pipeline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Embracing radicalism Oakland Mayor Thao joins mayors from across country in D.C. asking for homelessness resources Currently, the city operates six tiny home or cabin shelter sites, totaling more than 500 units, with three new facilities in the pipeline to add hundreds more beds. Ethan Varian, The Mercury News, 7 May 2024 Early-career users with shorter resumés and fewer relationships, meanwhile, can follow hiring managers and track titles that are in the pipeline. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2024 Judge Mehta’s ruling is also likely to set a precedent for a series of U.S. antitrust cases that are already in the pipeline against companies including Amazon, Apple and Meta. Steve Lohr, New York Times, 2 May 2024 One smaller sign measuring about 375 square feet is already up at Bayfront Park, and two others are in the pipeline with city permits. Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald, 25 Apr. 2024 The city already has six interim housing sites, and four projects in the pipeline, including a safe parking site at Berryessa and the expansion of a tiny home site at Rue Ferrari. Kate Talerico, The Mercury News, 12 Apr. 2024 Tribal nations contend that Line 5 threatens their sovereignty and have continually urged the Biden administration to speak out against the pipeline. Caitlin Looby, Journal Sentinel, 10 Apr. 2024 Hotel room rates have also increased beyond pre-pandemic levels with at least 1,400 new hotel rooms in the pipeline including the Le Méridien Fort Worth Downtown, which is scheduled to open this spring. Harrison Mantas, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 Apr. 2024 Reality: Car makers have a long lineup of trucks coming, including the Rivian R1T, Ford F-150 Lightning, GMC Hummer EV, and Tesla Cybertruck, with a Chevrolet Silverado EV, GMC Sierra EV and Ram 1500 Rev also potentially in the pipeline. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 3 Apr. 2024

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“The pipeline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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