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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.

streaming

(ˈstriːmɪŋ)
n
1. (Communications & Information) the process of supplying data, audio, etc in real time over the internet
2. (Computer Science) the process of supplying data, audio, etc in real time over the internet
3. (Education) Brit the grouping or division of schoolchildren in streams
adj
(of a cold) involving the constant exudation of mucus

stream•ing

(ˈstri mɪŋ)

n.
1. an act or instance of flowing.
2. rapid flowing of cytoplasm within a cell; cyclosis.
3. Computers. a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and processed in a steady stream: live streaming video.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.streaming - the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Adj.1.streaming - exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts; "his streaming face"; "her streaming eyes"
2.streaming - (computer science) using or relating to a form of continuous tape transport; used mainly to provide backup storage of unedited data; "streaming audio"; "streaming video recording"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
unprocessed - not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities"
Translations
diffusion en fluxruissèlementruissellement

streaming

[ˈstriːmɪŋ]
A. ADJ to have a streaming coldtener un resfriado muy fuerte
I had a streaming noseme moqueaba la nariz
to have streaming eyestener los ojos llorosos
B. N (Scol) → división f de alumnos por grupos (según su aptitud académica)

streaming

n (Brit Sch) → Einteilung fin Leistungsgruppen
adj nose, windowstriefend; eyes alsotränend; I have a streaming cold (Brit) → ich habe einen fürchterlichen Schnupfen

streaming

[ˈstriːmɪŋ]
1. n (Scol) → suddivisione degli studenti in livelli (di rendimento e abilità)
2. adj I've got a streaming coldho il naso che cola per il raffreddore
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