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Princeton's WordNet

  1. streamlineverb

    contour economically or efficiently


  1. streamlineverb

    to design or modify so as to present the least possible resistance to fluid flow; -- used mostly of vehicles, such as automobiles, airplanes, or ships.


  1. streamlinenoun

    A line that is tangent to the velocity of flow of a fluid; equivalent to the path of a specific particle in that flow.

  2. streamlinenoun

    On a weather chart, a line that is tangent to the flow of the wind.

  3. streamlineverb

    To design and construct the contours of a vehicle etc. so as to offer the least resistance to its flow through a fluid.

  4. streamlineverb

    To simplify or organize a process in order to increase its efficiency.

  5. streamlineverb

    To modernise.


  1. streamline

    A streamline is a path followed by a fluid particle under steady flow conditions or a line that represents the direction of flow at every point for a fluid in motion. In other words, it's a line that is everywhere tangential to the velocity vector of the flow. It is often used in fluid dynamics to visualize the flow patterns around objects.


  1. Streamline

    "Streamline" is a song composed by Spanish band Newton. It was released in 1994 and its style is Makina. When the song was released, it was only famous in Spain and some Latin American countries like Mexico. However, in 2006 this song was featured on a Pepsi commercial featuring Jimmy Fallon, leading to some fame in the US as well. The original length of the song was 5:05, but was shortened to fit the 30-second commercial. SPG Music re-released the song on July 10, 2006.

Editors Contribution

  1. streamline

    To review a business, company, enterprise, organization or form of unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, unity house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government and international unity government and create efficient and effective functioning by digitizing and simplifying and creating uniformity within the budgets, goals, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategy, structures, systems, vision, treaties, eligibility criteria, expenditure, funding, guidelines, income, IT systems, liquidity, management, resources, technologies, pathways, policies and systems using technology, customer, client, citizen and employee feedback .

    The new Company Director is focused on the timeline to streamline the business using empowerment, trust, communication, agreement and the focus on unity and teamwork makes the plan work.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  

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  1. eternalism

  2. steamliner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of streamline in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of streamline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of streamline in a Sentence

  1. David Melcher:

    I’m making an argument for increasing the level of capability that we’re allowed to sell to our allies, and when we’re allowed to sell it, to do it expeditiously and streamline the processes.

  2. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    We are looking for ways to streamline our train and equip program's vetting process to get more recruits into the training pipeline, we are also refining our curriculum, expanding our outreach to the moderate opposition, and incorporating lessons learned from the first training class.

  3. Sarah Peck:

    As United States continue s to enforce the CDC Order under its Title 42 public health authority, we are working to streamline a system for identifying and lawfully processing particularly vulnerable individuals who warrant humanitarian exceptions under the order.

  4. Getty Images:

    We must reverse course and streamline permitting and drop regulations that restrict oil and natural gas production. The Keystone Pipeline would replace Venezuela, Iran, and Russian imports.

  5. John Coates:

    We will be exploring all opportunities to optimise and streamline the scope and service levels at the Games, and reduce the costs that have been caused by the postponement, all of the athletes services will remain the same but there must be other areas of hosting a Games that we can look at and decide what are the must-haves and what are the nice-to-haves.

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  • تبسيطArabic
  • rationalisierenGerman
  • εξορθολογισμόGreek
  • línea de corrienteSpanish
  • سادهPersian
  • tehostaa, virtaviiva, sujuvoittaa, nykyaikaistaa, keventää, virtaviivaistaaFinnish
  • rationaliserFrench
  • sruthlíniúIrish
  • korszerűsítHungarian
  • 合理化するJapanese
  • осовременува, струјница, рационализираMacedonian
  • stroomlijnDutch
  • линия обтекания, направление течения, линия течения, придавать обтекаемую форму, ускорять, линия потока, линия тока, линия воздушного потока, рационализировать, модернизироватьRussian
  • rationaliseraSwedish
  • kolaylaştırmakTurkish

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