Stream

  • 1 Stream — (str[=e]m), n. [AS. stre[ a]m; akin to OFries. str[=a]m, OS. str[=o]m, D. stroom, G. strom, OHG. stroum, str[=u]m, Dan. & Sw. str[ o]m, Icel. straumr, Ir. sroth, Lith. srove, Russ. struia, Gr. ry sis a flowing, rei^n to flow, Skr. sru. [root]174 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stream — [striːm] noun [countable] 1. a long and almost continuous series of things: stream of • Despite the steady stream of layoffs, federal statisticians are predicting growth in select industries. • The refinery will come on stream (= start producing… …

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  • 3 stream — [strēm] n. [ME strem < OE stream, akin to Ger strom < IE base * sreu , to flow > Gr rheein, to flow] 1. a current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river 2. a steady… …

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  • 4 Stream — Stream, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Streamed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Streaming}.] 1. To issue or flow in a stream; to flow freely or in a current, as a fluid or whatever is likened to fluids; as, tears streamed from her eyes. [1913 Webster] Beneath those… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Stream — Stream, v. t. To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears. [1913 Webster] It may so please that she at length will stream Some dew of grace into my withered heart. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 stream — ► NOUN 1) a small, narrow river. 2) a continuous flow of liquid, air, gas, people, etc. 3) Brit. a group in which schoolchildren of the same age and ability are taught. ► VERB 1) run or move in a continuous flow. 2) (usu. be streaming) run with… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 stream|y — «STREE mee», adjective, stream|i|er, stream|i|est. 1. full of streams or watercourses. 2. flowing in a stream; streaming …

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  • 8 Stream — bzw. Streaming (engl. „Strömen, Fließen“) steht für: die kontinuierliche Übertragung von Daten, siehe Datenstrom Honda Stream, ein Modell der Automarke Honda Alternate Data Streams (zu deutsch: Alternative Datenströme), eine spezielle Funktion… …

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  • 9 stream — ice [stʀimajs] ou, plus cour., stream [stʀim] n. m. ÉTYM. 1851, in D. D. L.; mot angl., « glace (ice) de courant (stream) ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Glace flottante mince de forme allongée, formant des champs étendus. 0 (…) champs (de gl …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 10 stream — n *flow, current, flood, tide, flux stream vb *pour, gush, sluice Analogous words: flow, issue, emanate, proceed (see SPRING): flood, deluge, inundate (see corresponding nouns at FLOOD) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 stream — [n] small river beck, branch, brook, burn, course, creek, current, drift, flood, flow, freshet, race, rill, rindle, rivulet, run, runnel, rush, spate, spritz, surge, tide, torrent, tributary, watercourse; concept 514 stream [v] flow from cascade …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 stream — index issue (send forth), outflow, outpour Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 stream|er — «STREE muhr», noun. 1. any long, narrow, flowing thing: »Streamers of ribbon hung from her hat. We saw streamers of snow blowing around the hilltop. 2. a long, narrow, pointed flag or pennon. SYNONYM(S): pennant. 3. a newspaper headline that runs …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Stream — For other uses, see Stream (disambiguation). Rivulet redirects here. For the moth, see Rivulet (moth). Butchers Creek, Omeo, Victoria, Australia. A stream is a body of water with a current, confined within a bed and stream banks. Depending on i …

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  • 15 stream — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 small river ADJECTIVE ▪ little, small ▪ shallow ▪ clear ▪ fast flowing, rushing …

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  • 16 stream — streamless, adj. streamlike, adj. /streem/, n. 1. a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook. 2. a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean: to row against the stream; the Gulf Stream. 3. any… …

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  • 17 stream — stream1 W3 [stri:m] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(small river)¦ 2¦(continuous series)¦ 3¦(air/water)¦ 4 come on stream 5¦(school)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English;] 1.) ¦(SMALL RIVER)¦ a natural flow of water that moves across the land and is narrower than a river …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 stream — I UK [striːm] / US [strɪm] noun [countable] Word forms stream : singular stream plural streams ** 1) a small narrow river A path runs alongside the stream. 2) a) a continuous flow of liquid or gas Blood ran from his nose in a steady stream.… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 stream — stream1 [ strim ] noun count ** 1. ) a small narrow river: A path runs alongside the stream. 2. ) stream of a continuous flow of people or things: a steady stream of visitors/traffic/cars He was great company with his endless stream of stories. a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 stream — [[t]stri͟ːm[/t]] ♦♦♦ streams, streaming, streamed 1) N COUNT A stream is a small narrow river. There was a small stream at the end of the garden. ...a mountain stream. Syn: brook 2) N COUNT: with supp, usu N of …

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