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  • v. Present participle of streamline.


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  • I think the real rationale for the American system is provided by Barry Goldwater, patron saint of the modern conservative movement, who explained “I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size.”

    Matthew Yglesias » In Praise of Civil Servants

  • For 2010, I have chosen streamline as my word to focus on; as in streamlining my lines of communication.

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2010 » January

  • But this streamlining is has also made the game dull, unimaginative, & down right silly (in that it emulate Eragon more then anything sensible).

    D&D 4e’s Out… And It’s Awful. Here’s Why « Geek Related

  • Presumably some streamlining is going on because the company has put out a press release announcing that it is “suspending” the Quill Book Awards.

    More on Cross-Genre Nomination

  • "Buying Scottish" is one way to go about fighting our own corner but another bonfire of the quangos and further streamlining from the SNP would be welcome.

    Working 9 to 5

  • SONIA SOTOMAYOR, SUPREME COURT NOMINEE: What you described as streamlining procedures have been by, I think, all of the circuit courts that have addressed the issue affirm and given Chevron deference.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2009

  • This has obvious advantages in streamlining inventory control, which helps WalMart operate more efficiently and sell products at lower prices.

    RFID ‘really scary technology’

  • The GOLDEN AGE began with an image of a golden ship, greater than all the other ships of man, designed for such immense velocities that she must be streamlined; and streamlining is an absurdity in the near-vacuum of space.

    INTERVIEW: John C. Wright

  • The government supports the idea of streamlining the process, even though the review published today, by the Academy of Medical Sciences and led by Sir Michael Rawlins, chair of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence Nice, was commissioned by the last Labour government.

    New medical research body urged to speed up drug trial approvals

  • The label is streamlining its collection and focusing on knitwear and colors—two of the company's 1980s staples.

    Benetton Retries Provocation


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