pipeline-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Gossip or other information spread by communication or through an organization.

Commentary: PIPELINE[+information][+event]

He made a pipeline to get the software put out.
The news of the affair spread through the pipeline.
Information flows through pipelines.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: A physical pipe used to transport liquids or gases.

Commentary: PIPELINE[+transport]

We installed the pipeline in the Gulf.
A pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2