streamlined

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj streamlined made efficient by stripping off nonessentials "short streamlined meetings","a streamlined hiring process"
    • adj streamlined designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow "a streamlined convertible"
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Usage

In literature:

The Parseval envelope is of streamline shape which tapers to a point at the tail, and in this ship was of 300,000 cubic feet capacity.
"British Airships, Past, Present, and Future" by George Whale
Firms innovate and streamline.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Federation fighter craft were slim and streamlined, even though the streamlining was of no use whatever in space.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Streamlining, in the vacuum, of course wasn't necessary, either.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Nearer streamline than any American plane yet.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
Smooth, streamlined, it was a lovely sight as it stood at the spacefield in the shadow of the great starships.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
This permitted better streamlining.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
Dalgetty's view in all directions was cut off by the other stations, the rising streamlined hulks which were Pacific Colony.
"The Sensitive Man" by Poul William Anderson
He pulled in a streamlined, flapping object from which the light glistened wetly.
"Atom Drive" by Charles Louis Fontenay
The boys climbed up and got into the beautifully streamlined cockpits.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
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In news:

Modern and streamlined, yet perfectly timeless.
Marysville, KS, looked to streamline its cost-estimating process by investing in new software (in 2007), little did it know that the returns would be as significant as they have been.
Wide range of construction to fall under streamlined permitting efforts.
Two years ago, Sheila Dixon and her husband, Ernest, hired a family coach in Springfield to help them improve their parenting, organize their household and streamline their lives.
RSNA provides tools and technology resources to help you streamline your work while improving the quality and safety of patient care.
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With the continued advancement of technology and the streamlining of systems, REI foresees much growth in 2008 in terms of how the market will utilize video surveillance technology in the transit industry.
This recipe uses a streamlined method for the preparation of the dough from the original recipe.
Long Beach's streamlined city services benefit businesses such as Red Leprechaun pub.
Photoshop Lightroom 2 will simplify and streamline processes.
I will follow this with a little bonus in the form of a streamlined approach to more professional-looking patient portraits .
Here you'll find forums for discussing how to streamline and simplify the application and use of process automation technologies.
Visier Workforce Analytics is a cloud-based application designed to streamline the process of extracting, analyzing and reporting large amounts of complex data from disparate HR systems.
Paul Ziff, president of Zenith North America, has a streamlined flight routine and takes advantage of his solo travel status - good seats at ballgames.
Company streamlines operations with new positions.
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In science:

For magnetically controlled outflows, only a fraction of the field lines (and hence streamlines) allow outflow.
Magnetically Controlled Outflows from Hot Jupiters
In addition, passage through the sonic point depends sensitively on the divergence operator (at the transition) which depends on the configuration of the streamlines.
Magnetically Controlled Outflows from Hot Jupiters
As the magnetic field strength of the background (from the star) increases relative to that of the planet, more of the surface has open field lines, but not all of the streamlines allow for smooth sonic transitions.
Magnetically Controlled Outflows from Hot Jupiters
An understanding of this physics can be attained through the solution to the Grad-Shafranov equation (e.g., Shafranov 1966), which self-consistently determines the distribution of streamlines (see also Cai et al. 2008).
Magnetically Controlled Outflows from Hot Jupiters
The exposition given here is a streamlined version of a previous version of mine, available here at the Arxiv.
Bimonoidal operad-actions and the product in negative Tate-cohomology
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