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    allows you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude

    What does the bold part mean?

    The advantages of the Amazon Kindle are many. For starters, this cost-effective electronic book device allows you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude of books, and by multitude that would be millions, for a streamlined way to find the perfect read.

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    Re: allows you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude

    I understand it in the following way:

    The device provides a streamlined way to find the perfect read by allowing you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude of books. By the word 'multitude', that would mean millions of books.
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    Re: allows you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude

    Thank you Matthew. Your explanation was great and helpful.

    May I ask two questions?

    First, does "streamlined" mean "Designed or organized to give maximum efficiency; compact."?

    Second, does "read" mean "book" here?
    we also have phrases like "a good/exciting, etc. read" meaning "something that is enjoyable/exciting etc to read".




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    Re: allows you to link in to Amazonís vast multitude

    https://www.thefreedictionary.com/streamlined
    streamlined
    Effectively organized or simplified: a streamlined method of production.

    https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionari...english/read_2
    [singular] (informal) a good, interesting, etc. read
    a book, an article, etc. that is good, etc.
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