[ adverb on-streem, awn-; adjective on-streem, awn- ]

  1. in or into regular operation, especially as part of a system, assembly line, or the like: When the new printing press goes on-stream, we'll be able to print twice as many newspapers a day.

  1. operating on a regular basis or at full capacity: on-stream production.

Origin of on-stream

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby on-stream

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