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pipeline

[ pahyp-lahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF pipeline
  • as inaqueduct
  • as inpipe
  • as incalendar
  • as intube
  • as incommunication
  • as inconduit

Synonyms for pipeline

  • channel
  • conduit
  • course
  • duct
  • waterworks
  • water passage
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PIPELINE

Why, brother, Mr. Pipeline understands it a great deal better than you do.

At the end of this pipeline was a big pile of wet sand from the lake.

A pipeline from the oilfields at Stalin (formerly Kucove) transmits the oil to the port of Vlore.

The Senate has already passed the truth-in-lending bill, the fire safety bill, and the pipeline safety laws.

Naputul ang kuniksyun sa túbu, The connection in the pipeline broke.

It tore the pipeline from its tormentors' hands and drove them away with threats of swift immolation.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, "continuous line of pipes," from pipe (n.1) + line (n.). Figurative sense of "channel of communication" is from 1921; surfer slang meaning "hollow part of a large wave" is attested by 1963.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PIPELINE

aqueduct

nouncanal
  • channel
  • conduit
  • course
  • duct
  • pipeline
  • water passage
  • waterworks
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