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streamline

stream·line

streamline

 
 
pronunciation:
strim laIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a smooth, even shape that offers the least possible resistance to currents or movement.
definition 2: the path of one particle in a fluid flowing steadily and smoothly past an object.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: streamlined, streamlines, streamlining
definition 1: to make or alter so as to offer minimum resistance to currents or movement.
definition 2: to alter so as to make simpler or more efficient, compact, or up-to-date.
We streamlined our filing system.
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