Definition of Pipeline

1. Noun. Gossip spread by spoken communication. "The news of their affair was spread by word of mouth"

Exact synonyms: Grapevine, Word Of Mouth
Generic synonyms: Comment, Gossip, Scuttlebutt



2. Noun. A pipe used to transport liquids or gases. "A pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
Exact synonyms: Line
Specialized synonyms: Alaskan Pipeline, Trans-alaska Pipeline
Specialized synonyms: Gas Line, Oil Pipeline
Generic synonyms: Pipage, Pipe, Piping

Definition of Pipeline

1. v. t. To convey by a pipe line; to furnish with a pipe line or pipe lines.

Definition of Pipeline

1. Noun. a conduit made of pipes used to convey water, gas or petroleum etc ¹

2. Noun. a channel (either physical or logical) by which information is transmitted sequentially (that is, the first information in is the first information out). ¹

3. Noun. a system through which something is conducted ¹

4. Noun. (context: surfing): The inside of a wave that a surfer is riding, when wave has started closing over. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To convey something by a system of pipes ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To lay a system of pipes through something ¹

7. Verb. (computing transitive) To design (a microchip etc.) so that processing takes place in efficient stages, the output of each stage being fed as input to the next. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pipeline

1. to convey by a line of pipe [v -LINED, -LINING, -LINES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipeline

pipedream
pipedreams
pipefish
pipefishes
pipefitter
pipefitters
pipefitting
pipeful
pipefuls
pipelay
pipelayer
pipelayers
pipelaying
pipeless
pipelike
pipeline (current term)
pipeline company
pipelined
pipeliner
pipeliners
pipelines
pipelining
pipeman
pipemen
pipemidic acid
pipemouth
pipemouths
pipenzolate methylbromide
piper
piperaceous

Literary usage of Pipeline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Simulation of heat transfer from a warm pipeline buried in permafrost. Paper to be presented at 74th National Meeting of AIChE, March 11-15, New Orleans, ..."

2. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"During the process of planning the pipeline, it is possible to ... The selection of the optimal pipeline center- line is considered as the primary problem. ..."

3. Developing China's Natural Gas Market: The Energy Policy Challenges by International Energy Agency (2002)
"STAGES IN BUILDING A GAS pipeline pipeline transportation is one of the two methods of ... The rationale for building any gas pipeline is that there are gas ..."

4. Natural Gas Informationby Agence internationale de l'énergie, IEA Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) by Agence internationale de l'énergie, IEA Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"... to Telfer pipeline Western Australia Estimated Australian Gas Reserves as at ... Sea pipelines McARTHUR RIVER pipeline Owner: NT Power & Water Authority ..."

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