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in the pipeline

Fig. backed up somewhere in a process; in process; in a queue. There's a lot of goods still in the pipeline. That means no more new orders will be shipped for a while. Your papers are in the pipeline somewhere. You'll just have to wait.
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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
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be in the pipeline

if a plan is in the pipeline, it is being developed and will happen in the future We have several major property deals in the pipeline.
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in the pipeline

1. In process, under way, as in The blueprints for the new machine are in the pipeline, but it will take months to get approval . [Colloquial; 1940s] Also see in the works.
2. Budgeted for something but not yet spent, as in There's $5 million more in the pipeline for the city schools. [Colloquial; second half of 1900s]
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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.
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According to OPS's annual figures (which are subject to change as more data come in), pipelines in 2000 suffered their worst year in terms of causing economic damage--$156,925,184 worth to be exact--nearly double the $86,856,82 OPS totaled for 1999.
The City Council did nothing more than preserve our options in its recent action on the Pacific Pipeline.
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Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP is a master limited partnership engaged through its subsidiaries, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC and Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, in the interstate transportation and storage of natural gas.
It will allow you to - - Access the most up-to-date information available on major active and planned oil and gas pipelines in the Americas - Identify opportunities in the Americas oil and gas pipeline industry - Facilitate decision making on the basis of the most recent information on oil and gas pipelines - Assess your competitor's pipelines and their capacity 1 Table of Contents 2 Introduction 8 2.
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The new pipeline, which is approximately 93 miles in length, will be constructed parallel to and share much of the rights-of-way of RMPS's existing U-Crude pipeline to Salt Lake City.
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Enterprise owns a 50 percent interest in Cameron Highway and a 36 percent interest in Poseidon and operates both pipelines.
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In Appalachia, it owns and operates approximately 1,500 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines in western Pennsylvania, western New York and eastern Ohio.
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Both pipelines were shut down by pipeline control center operators within minutes and the affected section was isolated within 20 minutes.