Kuroshio current

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Ku·ro·shi·o Current

 (ko͝o-rō′shē-ō′)
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Noun1.Kuroshio Current - a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific oceanKuroshio current - a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean
ocean current - the steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction
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No; it was not her hair: it was a black stream of something oozing from her basket, and it glistened like a slimy snake in the cold still rays of the moon.
It looked exanimate enough, with its idle wheel looming above the black stream dashed with yellow-white spume, and its cluster of sheds sagging under their white load.
Its bubbling, clear, cold water runs swiftly over the sandy dark brown and black stream bed.
At that, a yellow and black stream emerged - like lava spewing from a volcano - and threatened to envelop us.
2) In the brief cover note to By the Black Stream the reader is informed: