streamlined

streamlined [strēm′līnd΄]
adj.
1. having a contour designed to offer the least resistance in moving through air, water, etc.
2. arranged or organized so as to be simpler or more efficient
3. with no excess, as of fat, decoration, etc.; trim [a streamlined figure or design]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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