Meaning of “streamlined” in the English Dictionary

"streamlined" in American English

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streamlinedadjective

us /ˈstrim·lɑɪnd/

streamlined adjective (IMPROVED)

improved or made simpler:

a streamlined system

streamlined adjective (IMPROVED SHAPE)

designed or arranged in a way that makes movement easier through air or water:

a streamlined shape/appearance

(Definition of “streamlined” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"streamlined" in Business English

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streamlinedadjective

uk /ˈstriːmlaɪnd/ us

MANAGEMENT a streamlined business, process, activity, etc. has been made simpler and more effective by reducing costs, the number of people involved in it, etc.:

Thanks to new technologies, manufacturing has become more flexible, streamlined, and efficient, and has resulted in a higher quality of product.
Our streamlined approach has kept our costs between 20% and 25% lower than those of our competitors.
a streamlined structure/system

a streamlined design or product has a smooth, attractive shape:

Our latest model has been revamped to give it a more modern, streamlined look.

(Definition of “streamlined” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)