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stream·line

 (strēm′līn′)
tr.v. stream·lined, stream·lin·ing, stream·lines
1.
a. To construct or design in a form that offers the least resistance to fluid flow: streamline a car's design.
b. To design with flowing, graceful lines: streamline furniture.
2. To improve the efficiency of, often by simplification: streamline a factory process.
n.
1. A line that is parallel to the direction of flow of a fluid at a given instant.
2. The path of one particle in a flowing fluid.
3. A contour of a body constructed so as to offer minimum resistance to a fluid flow.

streamline

(ˈstriːmˌlaɪn)
n
1. (General Engineering) a contour on a body that offers the minimum resistance to a gas or liquid flowing around it
2. (General Physics) an imaginary line in a fluid such that the tangent at any point indicates the direction of the velocity of a particle of the fluid at that point
vb (tr)
(General Engineering) to make streamlined

stream•line

(ˈstrimˌlaɪn)

n., v. -lined, -lin•ing.
adj. n.
1. a contour offering the least resistance to a current, as of air or water.
2. the path of a particle that is flowing steadily and without turbulence in a fluid past an object.
v.t.
3. to make streamlined.
4. to alter so as to make more efficient or simple.
adj.
[1870–75]

stream·line

(strēm′līn′)
To design or construct something so that it offers the least resistance to the flow of a fluid, especially air or water.

streamline


Past participle: streamlined
Gerund: streamlining

Imperative
streamline
streamline
Present
I streamline
you streamline
he/she/it streamlines
we streamline
you streamline
they streamline
Preterite
I streamlined
you streamlined
he/she/it streamlined
we streamlined
you streamlined
they streamlined
Present Continuous
I am streamlining
you are streamlining
he/she/it is streamlining
we are streamlining
you are streamlining
they are streamlining
Present Perfect
I have streamlined
you have streamlined
he/she/it has streamlined
we have streamlined
you have streamlined
they have streamlined
Past Continuous
I was streamlining
you were streamlining
he/she/it was streamlining
we were streamlining
you were streamlining
they were streamlining
Past Perfect
I had streamlined
you had streamlined
he/she/it had streamlined
we had streamlined
you had streamlined
they had streamlined
Future
I will streamline
you will streamline
he/she/it will streamline
we will streamline
you will streamline
they will streamline
Future Perfect
I will have streamlined
you will have streamlined
he/she/it will have streamlined
we will have streamlined
you will have streamlined
they will have streamlined
Future Continuous
I will be streamlining
you will be streamlining
he/she/it will be streamlining
we will be streamlining
you will be streamlining
they will be streamlining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been streamlining
you have been streamlining
he/she/it has been streamlining
we have been streamlining
you have been streamlining
they have been streamlining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been streamlining
you will have been streamlining
he/she/it will have been streamlining
we will have been streamlining
you will have been streamlining
they will have been streamlining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been streamlining
you had been streamlining
he/she/it had been streamlining
we had been streamlining
you had been streamlining
they had been streamlining
Conditional
I would streamline
you would streamline
he/she/it would streamline
we would streamline
you would streamline
they would streamline
Past Conditional
I would have streamlined
you would have streamlined
he/she/it would have streamlined
we would have streamlined
you would have streamlined
they would have streamlined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.streamline - contour economically or efficiently
contour - form the contours of

streamline

verb rationalize, restructure, reorganize, modernize, bring up to date, make more efficient They're making efforts to streamline their bureaucracy.
Translations
virtaviivavirtaviivaistaa

streamline

[ˈstriːmlaɪn] VT (lit) → aerodinamizar (fig) → racionalizar

streamline

[ˈstriːmlaɪn] vt
[+ car, plane] → profiler
[+ organization, company, process] → rationaliser

streamline

vt racing car, aeroplanewindschlüpfig machen, Stromlinienform geben (+dat); (fig)rationalisieren

streamline

[ˈstriːmˌlaɪn] vtdare una linea aerodinamica a (fig) → razionalizzare, snellire
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