verb (used with object), pipe·lined, pipe·lin·ing.
- Informal.in the process of being developed, provided, or completed; in the works; under way.
- Government Informal.(of funds) authorized but not spent.
Origin of pipeline
Related Words for pipelinevent, hose, duct, sewer, vessel, line, almanac, journal, list, program, diary, agenda, timetable, table, lineup, docket, card, chronology, pipe, cylinder
Examples from the Web for pipeline
Contemporary Examples of pipeline
The State Department found that with high oil prices, the tar sands would be mined for oil, pipeline or no.
The EPA felt that the State Department had not looked carefully enough at the impact of the pipeline if oil prices fell.
But with the pipeline, transportation costs drop and production would be higher.
After all, unlike the other vaccines currently in the pipeline, this one is alive and replication-competent.Uh Oh: Ebola Vaccine Trials Stop
December 19, 2014
Asked whether she should have mentioned the pipeline project, he merely said, “I thought her speech was great.”Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone
December 2, 2014
Historical Examples of pipeline
Why, brother, Mr. Pipeline understands it a great deal better than you do.A Pessimist
At the end of this pipeline was a big pile of wet sand from the lake.Tom Slade's Double Dare
Percy Keese Fitzhugh
A pipeline from the oilfields at Stalin (formerly Kucove) transmits the oil to the port of Vlore.Area Handbook for Albania
Eugene K. Keefe
The Senate has already passed the truth-in-lending bill, the fire safety bill, and the pipeline safety laws.
Naputul ang kuniksyun sa túbu, The connection in the pipeline broke.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff