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Definition of Stream

  • A current of water or other fluid; a liquid flowing continuously in a line or course, either on the earth, as a river, brook, etc., or from a vessel, reservoir, or fountain; specifically, any course of running water; as, many streams are blended in the Mississippi; gas and steam came from the earth in streams; a stream of molten lead from a furnace; a stream of lava from a volcano.
  • A beam or ray of light.
  • Anything issuing or moving with continued succession of parts; as, a stream of words; a stream of sand.
  • A continued current or course; as, a stream of weather.
  • Current; drift; tendency; series of tending or moving causes; as, the stream of opinions or manners.
  • To issue or flow in a stream; to flow freely or in a current, as a fluid or whatever is likened to fluids; as, tears streamed from her eyes.
  • To pour out, or emit, a stream or streams.
  • To issue in a stream of light; to radiate.
  • To extend; to stretch out with a wavy motion; to float in the wind; as, a flag streams in the wind.
  • To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears.
  • To mark with colors or embroidery in long tracts.
  • To unfurl.
  • the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
  • a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
  • dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
  • a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  • something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously
  • exude profusely
  • move in large numbers
  • flow freely and abundantly
  • to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind
  • rain heavily

How to use stream in a sentence. Stream pronunciation.

At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
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Meanwhile, he hated, admired, schemed, and got a sweet taste on his tongue from aiding David to foil Achmet-Higli and Diaz were of little account; only the injury they felt in seeing the sluices being closed on the stream of bribery and corruption kept them in the toils of Achmet's conspiracy.
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But now he had other and nearer things to occupy him, for in the fierce struggle towards the shore Lacey found himself failing, and falling down the stream.
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It went surging up adjacent ridges-surmounted them and disappeared in the canons beyond-burst into view upon higher and farther ridges, presently-shed a grander illumination abroad, and dove again -flamed out again, directly, higher and still higher up the mountain-side-threw out skirmishing parties of fire here and there, and sent them trailing their crimson spirals away among remote ramparts and ribs and gorges, till as far as the eye could reach the lofty mountain-fronts were webbed as it were with a tangled network of red lava streams.
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I set about scooping them out, and for an hour I toiled down the windings of the stream and robbed its bed.
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There was about a foot of water in the insignificant river-or maybe two feet; the stream was not wider than a back alley in a village, and its banks were scarcely higher than a man's head.
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If you are quiet and come to your senses, he may live for aught I care; but if you are refractory, a rope and a stone can soon be found, and the stream runs close below.
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It stands alone in Russian literature, apart from the regular stream, unique and unapproachable, not so much one of the great Russian novels as a soul-thrilling poem, commemorating the immortal Cossack heart.
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The struggle of two social streams, the anti-reform and post-reform stream, the struggle of two generations; the old brought up on aesthetical idealism for which the leisure of the nobility, made possible by their rights over the peasants, afforded such a fertile soil; and the young generation which was carried away by realism and negation,-this is what made up the essence of the movement of the epoch in the sixties.
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This is the very apotheosis of the unctuous gasbag, from whose mouth, eternally ajar, pours a viscous stream of religious and moral exhortation.
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Out of his mouth poured a stream of blood.
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Suddenly a stream of blood bursts from the young man's body, and his deadly pale face turns into something unspeakable, a toothless laugh-the red laugh.
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In spite of all the farmer could do, he kept on backing till the hinder wheels went over the side of the bridge, and the bag of grain was tipped out and fell into the stream.
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Never, in all his experience_, could Loest remember such a ceaseless stream of customers as poured, on that memorable Monday, into his rather out-of-the-way shop.
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They directed their steps, following the course of the stream, towards the bridge of Jena, the work on which was being rapidly carried to completion, and reached the Place de la Revolution, where fifty or sixty persons collected with the intention of accompanying the two sovereigns; but as this seemed to annoy the Emperor, agents of the police caused them to disperse.
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They were safe at length, in the right part of Oxford Street, and moving with the stream.
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Till late at night she watched the blue starry sky from her open window, seeming to reflect, but in reality wafted on a stream of fancies and emotions.
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Then cease to make my hands tremble with the streams of life you pour through them.
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The work would commence about 6 o'clock in the morning, and from that time until dark there was a continual stream of wagons carrying away stores such as rifles, haversacks, meat ration cans, tin cups, and all the articles needed by troops in the field during a campaign.
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A little stream trickling along the side of the road furnished plenty of water for both men and animals.
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Examples of Stream

Example #1
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
Example #2
From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
Example #3
They had saved their heads, but they had not learned their lesson yet; and Achmet, blinded by rage, not at all.
Example #4
He knew himself to be in the scheme of a master-workman, and by-and-by he would blunt the chisel and bend the saw; but not yet.
Example #5
Presently both Mahommed and David were beside him, Lacey angrily protesting to David that he must save himself.
Example #6
He cursed the man and all his ancestry and all his posterity, sleeping and waking, until the day when he, Mahommed, would pinch his flesh with red hot irons.