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on-stream

[ adverb on-streem, awn-; adjective on-streem, awn- ]
/ adverb ˈɒnˈstrim, ˈɔn-; adjective ˈɒnˌstrim, ˈɔn- /
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adverb

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.

adjective

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

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Origin of on-stream

First recorded in 1925–30
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