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pipelinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpaɪp.laɪn/  us   /ˈpaɪp.laɪn/
a very long large tube, often underground, through which liquid or gas can flow for long distances
(Definition of pipeline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pipelinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑɪpˌlɑɪn/
a series of connected tubes for transporting gas, oil, or water, usually over long distances
(Definition of pipeline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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pipelinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpaɪplaɪn/
NATURAL RESOURCES a very long large tube, usually underground, used to transport oil, gas, etc. over a long distance: The Alaska pipeline crosses the wilderness in the northern Yukon.pipeline company/operator The gas pipeline operator warned of possible shortages this winter. pipeline network/systempipeline construction/maintenance/operations Recently we have made progress towards improving pipeline maintenance.
in the pipeline
a plan, product, etc. that is in the pipeline is being discussed or prepared and will be produced or finished in the future: The CEO told the media there were no further acquisitions in the pipeline.
(Definition of pipeline from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pipeline”
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指铺设在地下的)管道,管线…
in Turkish boru hattı…
in Russian трубопровод…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指鋪設在地下的)管道,管線…
in Polish rurociąg…
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