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Definition of pipeline
1a long pipe, typically underground, for conveying oil, gas, etc., over long distances. a channel supplying goods or information:the biggest heroin pipeline in history 2 Computing a linear sequence of specialized modules used for pipelining. 3(in surfing) the hollow formed by the breaking of a large wave.
verb [with object]
1convey (a substance) by a pipeline. 2
(often as adjective pipelined
) Computing design or execute (a computer or instruction) using the technique of pipelining.