[ adverb on-streem, awn-; adjective on-streem, awn- ]
/ adverb ˈɒnˈstrim, ˈɔn-; adjective ˈɒnˌstrim, ˈɔn- /
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.
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
Words nearby on-stream
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