lean


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to lean: Kanban, Lean manufacturing
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • adj
  • noun
  • phrase

Synonyms for lean

rest

Synonyms

tend

Synonyms

lean on someone: depend on

Synonyms

lean on someone: pressurize

Synonyms

Synonyms for lean

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

to have a tendency or inclination

deviation from a particular direction

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

Synonyms

Synonyms for lean

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

cause to lean or incline

have a tendency or disposition to do or be something

rely on for support

Related Words

cause to lean to the side

Synonyms

Related Words

lacking excess flesh

Synonyms

Related Words

lacking in mineral content or combustible material

Antonyms

containing little excess

Synonyms

not profitable or prosperous

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Session 3 -- Lean Tools, and Measuring their Effectiveness
This helps you become a midfoot striker, which is desirable regardless of whether you lean into your stride or run completely upright.
I doubt that any true lean practitioner would pursue speed and quality to the exclusion of cost.
decided to look at lean manufacturing in late 2002 at the encouragement of one of its primary customers.
These findings represent the first indications of a difference in the composition of lean tissue in normal-weight and obese people, Kelley and his Co-workers assert in the September AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION.
Today, Hasselhoff kicks off a national media campaign for LEAN POCKETS to talk about what fans can expect from Mr.
at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport, will cover value-stream mapping, strategy deployment, using A3 management reports, basic lean production principles, and more advanced concepts.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants in Lean Training for Lean Enterprise Transformation executive seminars provided by R.
Similar to iterations of prior successful efforts, the Lean program intends to create a new way of thinking, cultivate a spirit of "doing it right the first time," and improve overall effective-ness and efficiency.
Collectively, Lean and Six Sigma create a powerhouse improvement initiative.
This becomes all the more clear in a valuable collection of pieces from its Lean Manufacturing Advisor that the Productivity Press has published as Insights on Implementation: The Lean Office--Collected Practices and Cases [$15].
If one truly traces the history of lean, one has to start with W.
Moreover, the one-third loss in weight among broiled lean and extra-lean patties was only about 4 percent less than the broiling loss experienced in regular-grind burgers.
9 -Developing People with Capability for Lean -Kaizen: The Culture of Continuous Improvement -Lean Problem Solving
Jan 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives and managers from some of America's best known service and manufacturing companies will describe how they are taking lean thinking beyond applying isolated tools to implementing lean business systems during the first annual Lean Transformation Summit, sponsored by the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI).