Definition of slimline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈslɪmlʌɪn/


1Slender in design or build: a slimline mobile phone slimline dishwashers a slimline mum
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  • The drive tray is designed to hold a slimline optical drive at the front, and a 2.5 ‘laptop HDD across the back.’
  • It seems that a shortage of the drives - particularly the slimline versions designed for laptops - can be attributed to a deficit of RF amplifiers (chips which boost radio signals).
  • Built into the slimline silver shell is a 1.8in 120 x 160 colour LCD and a 0.3 megapixel digicam.
1.1Stripped of unnecessary elements; economical: a slimline orchestra
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  • Richards accepts that the Institute will be a "slimline organization" and dismisses any idea that the United Kingdom will ever compete with the United States on an equal basis.
  • By any bureaucratic standard the commission is a slimline organization.
2British (Of food or drink) low in calories: slimline tonic
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  • ‘Hi there’ I said, ‘a gin and slimline tonic please’.
  • Now growers are set to put it back on the menu after they revealed they have discovered a slimline spud which contains a third fewer carbohydrates and a quarter fewer calories than standard varieties.
  • A glass of water or slimline drink before a meal may help reduce your appetite and helps keep you hydrated.
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