- Streamline is something that has a shape that provides little resistance to air or fluid flow.
An example of streamline is a slick, smooth aircraft.
- Streamline means to design something in a way that provides little resistance such as from air, water or quick movement.
- When you design an ultra-slick air craft with almost no wind resistance, this is an example of when you streamline.
- When a business process has five steps and you figure out a way to do it in two simpler steps and make a quicker movement, this is an example of when you streamline.
transitive verbstream·lined, stream·lin·ing, stream·lines
- a. To construct or design in a form that offers the least resistance to fluid flow: streamline a car's design.b. To design with flowing, graceful lines: streamline furniture.
- To improve the efficiency of, often by simplification: streamline a factory process.
- A line that is parallel to the direction of flow of a fluid at a given instant.
- The path of one particle in a flowing fluid.
- A contour of a body constructed so as to offer minimum resistance to a fluid flow.
(third-person singular simple present streamlines, present participle streamlining, simple past and past participle streamlined)
streamline - Computer Definition
A Macintosh tracing program from Adobe. It converts scanned or MacPaint images into PostScript files, which can be modified in Adobe Illustrator.