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stream

 (strēm)
n.
1.
a. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
b. A steady current in such a flow of water.
2. A steady current of a fluid.
3. A large amount or number moving or occurring in steady succession: a stream of commuters; a stream of insults. See Synonyms at flow.
4. A trend, course, or drift, as of opinion, thought, or history.
5. A beam or ray of light.
6. Chiefly British A course of study to which students are tracked.
7. Computers A steady flow of data.
v. streamed, stream·ing, streams
v.intr.
1. To flow in a stream or current.
2. To pour forth or give off a stream; flow: My eyes were streaming with tears.
3. To move or arrive in large numbers; pour: Traffic was streaming by. Fan mail streamed in.
4. To extend, wave, or float outward: The banner streamed in the breeze.
5.
a. To leave a continuous trail of light.
b. To give forth a continuous stream of light rays or beams; shine.
v.tr.
1. To emit, discharge, or exude (a body fluid, for example).
2. Computers To transmit or receive (audio or video content), especially over the internet, in small, sequential packets that permit the content to be played continuously as it is being received and without saving it to a hard disk.
Idiom:
on stream
In or into operation or production: a new power plant soon to go on stream.

[Middle English streme, from Old English strēam; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.]

stream′y adj.

stream

(striːm)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a small river; brook
2. any steady flow of water or other fluid
3. something that resembles a stream in moving continuously in a line or particular direction
4. a rapid or unbroken flow of speech, etc: a stream of abuse.
5. (Accounting & Book-keeping) a flow of money into a business: a revenue stream.
6. (Education) Brit any of several parallel classes of schoolchildren, or divisions of children within a class, grouped together because of similar ability
7. go with the stream drift with the stream to conform to the accepted standards
8. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) off stream (of an industrial plant, manufacturing process, etc) shut down or not in production
9. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) on stream
a. (of an industrial plant, manufacturing process, etc) in or about to go into operation or production
b. available or in existence
10. (of an industrial plant, manufacturing process, etc) in or about to go into operation or production
vb
11. to emit or be emitted in a continuous flow: his nose streamed blood.
12. (intr) to move in unbroken succession, as a crowd of people, vehicles, etc
13. (intr) to float freely or with a waving motion: bunting streamed in the wind.
14. (tr) to unfurl (a flag, etc)
15. (Aeronautics) (intr) to move causing a trail of light, condensed gas, etc, as a jet aircraft
16. (Mining & Quarrying) mining (when: intr, often foll by for) to wash (earth, gravel, etc) in running water in prospecting (for gold, etc), to expose the particles of ore or metal
17. (Education) education Brit to group or divide (children) in streams
18. (Computer Science) to transfer (esp audio or video data) in a continuous flow
[Old English; related to Old Frisian strām, Old Norse straumr, Old High German stroum, Greek rheuma]
ˈstreamlet n
ˈstreamˌlike adj

stream

(strim)

n.
1. a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook.
2. any flow or current of liquid, fluid, or gas.
3. a trail of light; beam: a stream of moonlight.
4. a continuous succession: a stream of words.
5. prevailing direction; drift: the stream of opinion.
v.i.
6. to flow, pass, or issue in a stream.
7. to emit a fluid copiously: eyes streaming with tears.
8. to extend in rays: Sunlight streamed in.
9. to proceed continuously: traffic streaming by.
10. to wave, as a flag in the wind.
11. to hang in a flowing manner: streaming hair.
v.t.
12. to discharge in a stream: The wound streamed blood.
13. to cause to float outward, as a flag.
Idioms:
on stream, in or into operation: The factory will be on stream in a month.
[before 900; Old English strēam, c. Old High German stroum; akin to Greek rheîn to flow (see rheum)]

Stream

 a continuous flow.
Examples: stream of abuse; of beneficence; of blood, 1225; of bubbles, 1727; of cold air; of emigrants, 1849; of fire, 1777; of ice; of people, 1639; of swifts, 1857; of tears, 1591; of wind, 1753; of words.

stream


Past participle: streamed
Gerund: streaming

Imperative
stream
stream
Present
I stream
you stream
he/she/it streams
we stream
you stream
they stream
Preterite
I streamed
you streamed
he/she/it streamed
we streamed
you streamed
they streamed
Present Continuous
I am streaming
you are streaming
he/she/it is streaming
we are streaming
you are streaming
they are streaming
Present Perfect
I have streamed
you have streamed
he/she/it has streamed
we have streamed
you have streamed
they have streamed
Past Continuous
I was streaming
you were streaming
he/she/it was streaming
we were streaming
you were streaming
they were streaming
Past Perfect
I had streamed
you had streamed
he/she/it had streamed
we had streamed
you had streamed
they had streamed
Future
I will stream
you will stream
he/she/it will stream
we will stream
you will stream
they will stream
Future Perfect
I will have streamed
you will have streamed
he/she/it will have streamed
we will have streamed
you will have streamed
they will have streamed
Future Continuous
I will be streaming
you will be streaming
he/she/it will be streaming
we will be streaming
you will be streaming
they will be streaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been streaming
you have been streaming
he/she/it has been streaming
we have been streaming
you have been streaming
they have been streaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been streaming
you will have been streaming
he/she/it will have been streaming
we will have been streaming
you will have been streaming
they will have been streaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been streaming
you had been streaming
he/she/it had been streaming
we had been streaming
you had been streaming
they had been streaming
Conditional
I would stream
you would stream
he/she/it would stream
we would stream
you would stream
they would stream
Past Conditional
I would have streamed
you would have streamed
he/she/it would have streamed
we would have streamed
you would have streamed
they would have streamed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stream - a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earthstream - a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
body of water, water - the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
branch - a stream or river connected to a larger one
brook, creek - a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
crossing, ford - a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
headstream - a stream that forms the source of a river
meander - a bend or curve, as in a stream or river
midstream - the middle of a stream
river - a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
rill, rivulet, runnel, streamlet, run - a small stream
tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream - a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
2.stream - dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
course, line - a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
3.stream - the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
spillage, spill, release - the act of allowing a fluid to escape
overflow, flood, outpouring - a large flow
4.stream - something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
motion - a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
5.stream - a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"; "the hose ejected a stream of water"
tidal current, tidal flow - the water current caused by the tides
rip current, riptide - a strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore
undertide, undercurrent - a current below the surface of a fluid
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
violent stream, torrent - a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent"
eddy, twist - a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
maelstrom, whirlpool, vortex - a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
ocean current - the steady flow of surface ocean water in a prevailing direction
Verb1.stream - to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
be adrift, drift, float, blow - be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
2.stream - exude profusely; "She was streaming with sweat"; "His nose streamed blood"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
3.stream - move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
crowd together, crowd - to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
spill out, spill over, pour out - be disgorged; "The crowds spilled out into the streets"
4.stream - rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
sheet - come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
sluice, sluice down - pour as if from a sluice; "An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef"
5.stream - flow freely and abundantlystream - flow freely and abundantly; "Tears streamed down her face"
course, flow, run, feed - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
spin - stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"

stream

noun
1. river, brook, creek (U.S.), burn (Scot.), beck, tributary, bayou, rivulet, rill, freshet a mountain stream
2. flow, current, rush, run, course, drift, surge, tide, torrent, outpouring, tideway a continuous stream of lava
3. succession, series, flood, chain, battery, volley, avalanche, barrage, torrent a never-ending stream of jokes
4. group, grouping, set, class, division, grade, category Examinations are used to choose which pupils will move into the top streams.
verb
1. flow, run, pour, course, issue, flood, shed, spill, emit, glide, cascade, gush, spout Tears streamed down their faces.
2. rush, fly, speed, tear, flood, pour The traffic streamed past him.
3. float, fly, flap, flutter, waft, swing She was wearing a flimsy pink dress that streamed out behind her.

stream

noun
Something suggestive of running water:
verb
1. To move freely as a liquid:
2. To come forth or emit in abundance:
Translations
تَيّارجَدْوَل، نُهَيْرسَيْل، فَيْضٌ منمَجْرىًيَتَدَفَّق، يَسْري، يَجْري
oddělenípotokproudprouditříčka
vandløbblafreniveauniveaudelerække
virta
rječica
áramlikpatakszintezszintezett csoport
á, lækurbekkurraîa eftir námsgetustraumurstraumur, flaumur, flóî
小川
개울
aptakusišskirstyti pagal gabumusklasėpaprastesnispopierinis kaspinas
iedalīt skolēnus pēc viņu spējāmklasekustībaplīvotplūst
prúdiťrozdeľovať podľa schopností
potoktokzlivati se
bäck
ลำธาร
deresel gibi akmak/boşanmakseliakıntıakıntısı
dòng suối

stream

[striːm]
A. N
1. (= brook) → arroyo m, riachuelo m
2. (= current) → corriente f
to go with/against the stream (lit, fig) → ir con/contra la corriente
3. (= jet, gush) [of liquid] → chorro m; [of light] → raudal m; [of air] → chorro m, corriente f; [of lava] → río m; [of insults, abuse] → sarta f; [of letters, questions, complaints] → lluvia f
a thin stream of waterun chorrito de agua
she exhaled a thin stream of smokelanzó or exhaló un chorrillo de humo
a steady stream of carsun flujo constante or ininterrumpido de coches
people were coming out of the cinema in a steady streamhabía una continua hilera de gente que iba saliendo del cine
we had a constant stream of visitorsrecibíamos visitas continuamente or sin parar
he let out a stream of insultssoltó una sarta de insultos
stream of consciousnessmonólogo m interior
4. (Brit) (Scol) grupo de alumnos de la misma edad y aptitud académica
the top/middle/bottom streamla clase de nivel superior/medio/inferior
5. (Ind) to be on/off stream [machinery, production line] → estar/no estar en funcionamiento; [oil well] → estar/no estar en producción
to come on stream [machinery, production line] → entrar en funcionamiento; [oil well] → entrar en producción
B. VI
1. (= pour)
1.1. (lit) tears were streaming down her facele corrían las lágrimas por la cara
rain streamed down the windowsla lluvia chorreaba por las ventanas
blood streamed from a cut on his kneele chorreaba sangre de un corte en la rodilla
water streamed from a cracked pipesalía agua a chorros de una cañería rota
his head was streaming with bloodla cabeza le chorreaba sangre
1.2. (fig) people streamed into the hallla gente entró en tropel a la sala
bright sunlight streamed in through the window/into the roomla fuerte luz del sol entraba a raudales por la ventana/en la habitación
people came streaming outla gente salía en tropel
as holiday traffic streams out of the citiesa medida que las caravanas de las vacaciones van saliendo de las ciudades ...
the cars kept streaming pastlos coches pasaban ininterrumpidamente or sin parar
2. (= water, run) her eyes were streamingle lloraban los ojos
my nose was streamingme moqueaba la nariz
3. (= flutter) [flag, hair, scarf] → ondear
flags streamed in the windlas banderas ondeaban al viento
C. VT
1. his face streamed bloodla sangre le corría or chorreaba por la cara
2. (Brit) (Scol) [+ pupils] → agrupar, clasificar (según su aptitud académica)

stream

[ˈstriːm]
n
(= brook) → ruisseau m
(= current) → courant m
(= continuous flow) [smoke, air, liquid] → flot m
(= moving line) [people, vehicles] → flot m
(= large number) [letters, jokes, complaints, visitors] → flot m
(British) (SCHOOL)niveau m
(INDUSTRY) to be on stream [new power plant, computer system] → être en service
to come on stream [new power plant, computer system] → être mis en service
vt
(British) (SCHOOL) [+ pupils, classes] → répartir par niveau
vi
[tears, rain, water] → ruisseler
[eyes, nose] → couler
[people, vehicles] to stream in → affluer
to stream out → se déverser au dehors
to stream past → filer à toute allure

stream

n
(= small river)Bach m, → Flüsschen nt; (= current)Strömung f; to go with/against the stream (lit, fig)mit dem/gegen den Strom schwimmen
(= flow, of liquid, air, people, cars) → Strom m; (of light, tears)Flut f; (of words, excuses, abuse)Schwall m, → Flut f; stream of consciousness (Liter) → Bewusstseinsstrom m
(Brit Sch) → Leistungsgruppe f
(Tech) to be/come on stream (oil well) → in Betrieb sein/genommen werden; (oil) → fließen/zu fließen anfangen
vt
(liter) the walls streamed watervon den Wänden rann das Wasser; his face streamed bloodBlut rann or strömte ihm übers Gesicht
(Brit Sch) → in (Leistungs)gruppen einteilen
vi
(= flow, liquid) → strömen, fließen, rinnen; (eyes: because of cold, gas etc) → tränen; (air, sunlight)strömen, fluten; (people, cars etc)strömen; the wound was streaming with bloodBlut strömte or rann aus der Wunde; the walls were streaming with waterdie Wände trieften vor Nässe; her eyes were/face was streaming with tearsTränen strömten ihr aus den Augen/übers Gesicht; his nose was streaming (Brit) → seine Nase lief
(= wave: flag, hair) → wehen

stream

[striːm]
1. n (brook) → ruscello; (current) → corrente f; (flow, of liquid, people, words) → fiume m; (of cars) → colonna; (of air) → soffio; (of light) → fascio
against the stream → controcorrente
an unbroken stream of cars → un fiume ininterrotto di macchine
divided into three streams (Scol) → diviso in tre gruppi di diverso livello
the B stream (Scol) → il gruppo di secondo livello
to come on stream (oilwell, production line) → entrare in attività
2. vt
a. (water) → scendere a fiumi
his nose streamed blood → grondava sangue dal naso
b. (Scol) → dividere in gruppi di diverso livello (di rendimento e abilità)
3. vi (liquid) → scorrere; (cars, people) → riversarsi
her eyes were streaming (because of smoke) → le lacrimavano gli occhi
her cheeks were streaming with tears → le lacrime le rigavano il volto
cars kept streaming past me → fiumi di macchine continuavano a passarmi davanti
to stream in/out → entrare/uscire a fiotti

stream

(striːm) noun
1. a small river or brook. He managed to jump across the stream.
2. a flow of eg water, air etc. A stream of water was pouring down the gutter; A stream of people was coming out of the cinema; He got into the wrong stream of traffic and uttered a stream of curses.
3. the current of a river etc. He was swimming against the stream.
4. in schools, one of the classes into which children of the same age are divided according to ability.
verb
1. to flow. Tears streamed down her face; Workers streamed out of the factory gates; Her hair streamed out in the wind.
2. to divide schoolchildren into classes according to ability. Many people disapprove of streaming (children) in schools.
ˈstreamer noun
a long narrow banner, or narrow paper ribbon. The aeroplane dragged a streamer that read `Come to the Festival'; The classroom was decorated with balloons and streamers.
ˈstreamlined adjective
1. (of a plane, car, ship etc) shaped so as to move faster and more efficiently. the newest, most streamlined aircraft.
2. efficient and economical. streamlined business methods.

stream

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stream

n. chorro, flujo, corriente.

stream

n chorro; urinary — chorro miccional (form), chorro de la orina
References in classic literature ?
First, Genius; thou gift of Heaven; without whose aid in vain we struggle against the stream of nature.
From this place he despatched the messenger in question, trusting to his overtaking the barges as they toiled up against the stream, and were delayed by the windings of the river.
So soon as Cora and Alice were seated, the scout, without regarding the element, directed Heyward to support one side of the frail vessel, and posting himself at the other, they bore it up against the stream, followed by the dejected owner of the dead foal.
All was now covered with the flood of waters, and much goodly armour of the youths that had been slain was rifting about, as also many corpses, but he forced his way against the stream, speeding right onwards, nor could the broad waters stay him, for Minerva had endowed him with great strength.
Thrusting an end of his lance into the hide, he bore the light vessel up against the stream, and giving his steed the rein, they pushed boldly into the current.
Trees, trees, millions of trees, massive, immense, running up high; and at their foot, hugging the bank against the stream, crept the little begrimed steamboat, like a sluggish beetle crawling on the floor of a lofty portico.
If the coming up this river, slowly making head against the stream, be an irksome journey, the shooting down it with the turbid current is almost worse; for then the boat, proceeding at the rate of twelve or fifteen miles an hour, has to force its passage through a labyrinth of floating logs, which, in the dark, it is often impossible to see beforehand or avoid.