- 1streamline something to give something a smooth even shape so that it can move quickly and easily through air or water The cars all have a new streamlined design.
- 2streamline something to make a system, an organization, etc. work better, especially in a way that saves money The production process is to be streamlined.
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪn//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪn//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they streamline
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪn//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪn//he / she / it streamlines
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪnz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪnz//past simple streamlined
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪnd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪnd//past participle streamlined
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪnd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪnd//-ing form streamlining
BrE BrE//ˈstriːmlaɪnɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈstriːmlaɪnɪŋ//