in the pipeline


in the pipeline
In the pipeline
If something's in the pipeline, it hasn't arrived yet but its arrival is expected.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • in the pipeline — pipeline pipeline, pipe line pipe line 1. A line of pipe with pumping machinery and apparatus for conveying liquids, gases, or finely divided solids, such as petroleum or natural gas, between distant points. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 2. fig. an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the pipeline — ON THE WAY, coming, forthcoming, upcoming, imminent, about to happen, near, close, brewing, in the offing, in the wind. → pipeline * * * phrasal : in the process of preparation, production, or completion : in the works * * * in the pipeline 1.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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. Main Entry: ↑pipeline …   Financial and business terms

  • in the pipeline —    If something s in the pipeline, it hasn t arrived yet but its arrival is expected.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something is in the pipeline, it is currently in progress or being organized.     A new talk show is in the pipeline… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in the pipeline — mod. backed up somewhere in a process; in process; in a queue. □ There are a lot of goods still in the pipeline. That means no more orders for a while. □ Your papers are in the pipeline somewhere. You’ll just have to wait …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in the pipeline — ► in the pipeline in the process of being developed. Main Entry: ↑pipeline …   English terms dictionary

  • in the pipeline — word of a layoff is in the pipeline Syn: on the way, coming, forthcoming, upcoming, imminent, about to happen, near, close, brewing, in the offing, in the wind …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • in the pipeline — being developed. According to the studio, there are ten films in the pipeline ready for release next year. Related vocabulary: in the works …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the pipeline — being planned or prepared in order to happen or be available soon The group has a new CD in the pipeline …   English dictionary

  • In the pipeline —   If something s in the pipeline, it hasn t arrived yet but its arrival is expected …   Dictionary of English idioms


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