Definition of streamline verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    streamline

     verb
    verb
    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//
     
     
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: streamline