how to pronounce pipeline


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pipeline is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of pipeline in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… some ideas in the pipeline and some …”

meanings of pipeline


  1. A conduit made of pipes used to convey water, gas or petroleum etc.
  2. A system or process through which something is conducted.
  3. A channel (either physical or logical) by which information is transmitted sequentially (that is, the first information in is the first information out).
  4. The inside of a wave that a surfer is riding, when the wave has started closing over it.


  1. To lay a system of pipes through something.
  2. 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.
  3. To convey something by a system of pipes.

pipeline frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pipeline occurs in english on average 5.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pipeline can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pipeline can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) transport and travel;

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