verb (used with object), stream·lined, stream·lin·ing.
- streaming movement,
- streaming potential,
- streamline flow,
Origin of streamline
Examples from the Web for streamline
And later film-camera images were better quality as researchers learned how to streamline the process.
And people searching to take over a lease can select “landlord approved” apartments to streamline the process.
Once the public got wind of their move, they intoned that they were just trying to streamline government.
Once revealed, these statesmen shockingly defended the move as part of their effort to streamline government.
Many apps can streamline and make your travels easier as well as save you money on flights and hotels.
The result was the first American "streamline" design for a shell.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
Its purpose was to streamline the commercialization of a farm product, and in this effort it was highly successful.Frying Pan Farm|Elizabeth Brown Pryor
"No wonder they streamline," he muttered as he saw the enormous force it took to drive the gigantic ship through this air.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell
They had streamline hulls and tails that embodied universal-jointed double fish-tail rudders.Armageddon--2419 A.D.|Philip Francis Nowlan
The outer port, a thin door that served only to streamline the opening, swung open under Chet's hand.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin
1868, "line drawn from point to point, so that its direction is everywhere that of the motion of the fluid" [Lamb, "Hydrodynamics," 1906], from stream (n.) + line (n.). The adjective is attested from 1898, "free from turbulence," 1907 in sense of "shaped so that the flow around it is smooth."
1913, "give a streamline form to," from streamline (n.). From 1936 in the extended sense of "simplify and organize." Related: Streamlined; streamlining.