downstream

  

Definition

Term used to refer to the part of the oil industry responsible for the sales and delivery of oil and natural gas products. see also upstream.

Use downstream in a sentence

  • We needed to go further downstream because I thought I saw something there earlier that would give me a nightmare.

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  • During a storm last the year that caused the river's water level to rise, many homes on the river were badly damaged, and some were even wash downstream.

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  • You should try and get in good with the people on the downstream so you can possibly get a good deal from them.

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