Thesaurus for 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.