stream  

  • Pronunciation of stream: S T R IY1 M (strim)

  • Number of syllables of stream: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of stream

  • Definition of stream

    • (n): the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression  
    • (n): a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (v): exude profusely; "She was streaming with sweat"; "His nose streamed blood"  
    • (v): move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"  
    • (v): flow freely and abundantly; "Tears streamed down her face"  
    • (v): to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"  
    • (v): rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it''s pouring outside!"  
  • Examples of stream

    • The flow of the stream emerging from the base of cliff also varies greatly.  
    • Paul's body infects the water in the stream.  
    • This is the power of the stream.  
    • The gas stream volatilizes and removes the solvent.  
    • The stream is then returned to the sewer.  
    • A turbulence grid is arranged in the flow path of the stream.  
    • The book used a stream of consciousness.  
    • The source of the water is from the underground stream.  
    • Stream of consciousness refers to the flow of thoughts in the conscious mind.  
    • This debris can influence the flow and the shape of the stream channel.  

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