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pipe·line

 (pīp′līn′)
n.
1. A long pipe, especially one used for the conveyance of water, gas, or petroleum products.
2. A channel by which information is privately transmitted.
3. A system through which something is conducted, especially as a means of supply: "Farther down the pipeline are three other approaches to vaccine development" (Boston Globe).
tr.v. pipe·lined, pipe·lin·ing, pipe·lines
1. To convey by or as if by a system of pipes.
2. To lay a system of pipes through.

pipeline

(ˈpaɪpˌlaɪn)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a long pipe, esp underground, used to transport oil, natural gas, etc, over long distances
2. a medium of communication, esp a private one
3. in the pipeline in the process of being completed, delivered, or produced
vb (tr)
4. (Mechanical Engineering) to convey by pipeline
5. to supply with a pipeline

pipe•line

(ˈpaɪpˌlaɪn)

n., v. -lined, -lin•ing. n.
1. a linked series of pipes with pumps and valves for flow control, used to transport crude oil, water, etc., esp. over great distances.
2. a route or channel along which supplies pass.
3. a channel of information, esp. one that is direct, privileged, or confidential.
v.t.
4. to convey by or as if by pipeline.
v.i.
5. to install a pipeline.
Idioms:
in the pipeline, in the process of being developed, provided, or completed.
[1855–60]

pipeline

In logistics, the channel of support or a specific portion thereof by means of which materiel or personnel flow from sources of procurement to their point of use.

pipeline


Past participle: pipelined
Gerund: pipelining

Imperative
pipeline
pipeline
Present
I pipeline
you pipeline
he/she/it pipelines
we pipeline
you pipeline
they pipeline
Preterite
I pipelined
you pipelined
he/she/it pipelined
we pipelined
you pipelined
they pipelined
Present Continuous
I am pipelining
you are pipelining
he/she/it is pipelining
we are pipelining
you are pipelining
they are pipelining
Present Perfect
I have pipelined
you have pipelined
he/she/it has pipelined
we have pipelined
you have pipelined
they have pipelined
Past Continuous
I was pipelining
you were pipelining
he/she/it was pipelining
we were pipelining
you were pipelining
they were pipelining
Past Perfect
I had pipelined
you had pipelined
he/she/it had pipelined
we had pipelined
you had pipelined
they had pipelined
Future
I will pipeline
you will pipeline
he/she/it will pipeline
we will pipeline
you will pipeline
they will pipeline
Future Perfect
I will have pipelined
you will have pipelined
he/she/it will have pipelined
we will have pipelined
you will have pipelined
they will have pipelined
Future Continuous
I will be pipelining
you will be pipelining
he/she/it will be pipelining
we will be pipelining
you will be pipelining
they will be pipelining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pipelining
you have been pipelining
he/she/it has been pipelining
we have been pipelining
you have been pipelining
they have been pipelining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pipelining
you will have been pipelining
he/she/it will have been pipelining
we will have been pipelining
you will have been pipelining
they will have been pipelining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pipelining
you had been pipelining
he/she/it had been pipelining
we had been pipelining
you had been pipelining
they had been pipelining
Conditional
I would pipeline
you would pipeline
he/she/it would pipeline
we would pipeline
you would pipeline
they would pipeline
Past Conditional
I would have pipelined
you would have pipelined
he/she/it would have pipelined
we would have pipelined
you would have pipelined
they would have pipelined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pipeline - gossip spread by spoken communicationpipeline - gossip spread by spoken communication; "the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth"
scuttlebutt, gossip, comment - a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
2.pipeline - a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
gas line - a pipeline used to transport natural gas; "the workmen broke through the gas line"
oil pipeline - a pipeline used to transport oil
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

pipeline

noun tube, passage, pipe, line, conduit, duct, conveyor a natural-gas pipeline
in the pipeline on the way, expected, coming, close, near, being prepared, anticipated, forthcoming, under way, brewing, imminent, in preparation, in production, in process, in the offing A 2.9 per cent pay increase is already in the pipeline.
Translations
خَط أنابيب النَّفْطخَطّ أَنابِيب
potrubí
rørledningpipeline
kanavaöljyputki
cjevovod
rörlögn
パイプライン
송유관
cevovodnaftovod
pipeline
ท่อยาวส่งผ่านน้ำมัน น้ำหรือก๊าซ
đường ống

pipeline

[ˈpaɪplaɪn] N (for water) → tubería f, cañería f; (for oil) → oleoducto m; (for gas) → gasoducto m
it's in the pipelineestá en proyecto, se está tramitando
a sequel to the series is in the pipelineya hay planes para una segunda parte de la serie

pipeline

[ˈpaɪplaɪn] n
(for gas)gazoduc m, pipeline m; (for oil)oléoduc m, pipeline m
in the pipeline (= planned) → en chantier
More improvements were in the pipeline → D'autres améliorations étaient en chantier. (= being completed) → en chantier
There are still four movies in the pipeline → Il y a encore quatre films en chantier.

pipeline

[ˈpaɪpˌlaɪn] n (gen) → conduttura; (for oil) → oleodotto; (for natural gas) → metanodotto
it is in the pipeline (fig) → è in arrivo

pipe

(paip) noun
1. a tube, usually made of metal, earthenware etc, through which water, gas etc can flow. a water pipe; a drainpipe.
2. a small tube with a bowl at one end, in which tobacco is smoked. He smokes a pipe; (also adjective) pipe tobacco.
3. a musical instrument consisting of a hollow wooden, metal etc tube through which the player blows or causes air to be blown in order to make a sound. He played a tune on a bamboo pipe; an organ pipe.
verb
1. to convey gas, water etc by a pipe. Water is piped to the town from the reservoir.
2. to play (music) on a pipe or pipes. He piped a tune.
3. to speak in a high voice, make a high-pitched sound. `Hallo,' the little girl piped.
ˈpiper noun
a person who plays a pipe or pipes, especially the bagpipes.
pipes noun plural
bagpipes or some similar instrument. He plays the pipes.
ˈpiping noun
1. the act of playing a musical pipe or pipes.
2. (the act or process of conveying water, gas etc by means of) a length of pipe or number of pipes. lead piping; Piping the oil ashore will not be easy.
adjective
(of a sound) high-pitched. a piping voice.
pipe dream
an idea which can only be imagined, and which would be impossible to carry out. For most people a journey round the world is only a pipe dream.
ˈpipeline noun
a long line of pipes used for conveying oil, gas, water etc. an oil pipeline across the desert.
piping hot
very hot. piping hot soup.

pipeline

خَطّ أَنابِيب potrubí rørledning Pipeline αγωγός conducto öljyputki pipe-line cjevovod conduttura パイプライン 송유관 pijplijn rørledning rurociąg oleoduto трубопровод pipeline ท่อยาวส่งผ่านน้ำมัน น้ำหรือก๊าซ boru hattı đường ống 管线
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