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Definition of "streamlined" []

  • Designed or arranged to offer the least resistance to fluid flow. (adjective)
  • Reduced to essentials; lacking anything extra. (adjective)
  • Effectively organized or simplified: a streamlined method of production. (adjective)
  • Having flowing, graceful lines; sleek: a streamlined convertible. (adjective)
  • Improved in appearance or efficiency; modernized. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "streamlined" in a sentence
  • "Wildcats 3.0, the title streamlined into a clean, antiseptic sans-serif typeface that wouldn't look out of place on an investment magazine."
  • "*** Technology Cisco Systems said it will switch to what it calls a "streamlined operating model," as the networking company looks to refocus its operations and simplify its oft-criticized management structure."
  • "The IRS also will make what it calls "streamlined installment agreements" available to more small businesses with unpaid taxes, giving them up to 24 months to pay debts of $25,000 or less."
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