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stream

stream

 
 
pronunciation:
strim
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a usually small, flowing body of water, such as a brook, creek, or rivulet.
 
synonyms:
brook, creek
similar words:
branch
definition 2: a steady flow, as of a substance, esp. liquid, or of people.
a stream of molten lavaa stream of fans coming up to the stage
synonyms:
flow, river
similar words:
issue, pour
definition 3: a continuous or successive flow of anything.
a stream of criticism
synonyms:
flow
similar words:
issue, pour
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: streamed, streaming, streams
definition 1: to flow, as in a current or stream.
synonyms:
flow, run
similar words:
billow, cascade, course, flood, gush, pour, purl, ripple, roll, rush, surge, swoosh, wash
definition 2: to give forth; emit (usu. fol. by with).
a wound streaming with blood
synonyms:
gush
similar words:
flow, overflow, pour, spout, teem, well
definition 3: to move forward continuously as a group.
The crowd streamed into the stadium.
synonyms:
surge
similar words:
file, flood, flow, pour, proceed, rush
definition 4: to flow freely or loosely.
Her hair streams over her shoulders.
synonyms:
cascade
similar words:
fall, flow, pour, roll, spill
definition 5: to float or wave.
The flag streamed in the wind.
synonyms:
wave
similar words:
billow, blow, flap, float, flutter, waft
definition 6: to pour forth beams of light; shine.
Sunshine streamed in through my window.
synonyms:
beam
similar words:
flood, pour, shine
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to emit, send forth, or discharge.
His eyes streamed tears.
synonyms:
issue, shed
similar words:
discharge, emanate, gush, pour, spill, spout, spurt, well
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