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stream

stream

 
 
pronunciation:
strim
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, flowing body of water, such as a brook or creek.
We went fishing in the stream.
 
synonyms:
brook, creek
similar words:
branch
definition 2: a steady flow of a liquid, people, or some other thing.
A stream of lava poured down the volcano.A stream of fans came up to the stage.
synonyms:
flow, river
definition 3: a steady flow of anything.
There was a stream of laughter from the audience.
synonyms:
flow
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: streamed, streaming, streams
definition 1: to flow, as in a current or stream.
Water streamed off his body when he stepped out of the pool.
synonyms:
flow, run
similar words:
billow, cascade, course, flood, gush, pour, ripple, rush, surge, wash
definition 2: to give forth.
His wound was streaming with blood.
synonyms:
gush
similar words:
overflow, pour, spout, teem, well
definition 3: to float or wave.
The flag streamed in the wind.
synonyms:
wave
similar words:
billow, blow, flap, float, flutter
definition 4: to pour forth beams of light; shine.
Sunshine streamed in through my window.
synonyms:
beam
similar words:
flood, pour, shine
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