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1.
If something is in the pipeline, it is not ready yet, but its arrival is expected soon.
The firm will stop all projects in the pipeline so it can cut down financing needs.
by cherry_pie February 26, 2007
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2.
being prepared, processed, or worked on
How come the medicine is still in the pipeline? What will I do if my condition gets worse?
by The Return of Light joker October 11, 2010
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