Stream Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Stream? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words ending with Stream, Words starting with Stream, Synonyms, Example sentences, Antonyms, How to pronounce? Derivations, Related sentences and more...

Stream meaning

Word: Stream

How to pronounce: striːm

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small, narrow river.

Example sentences: "A perfect trout stream"

2. A continuous flow of liquid, air, or gas.

Example sentences: "Frank blew out a stream of smoke"

3. A continuous flow of data or instructions, typically one having a constant or predictable rate.

Example sentences: "The neat property of this attack is that the capacity of this storage mechanism scales at exactly the same rate as the data stream's rate does."

4. A group in which schoolchildren of the same age and ability are taught; a track.

Example sentences: "Children in the top streams"

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of liquid) run or flow in a continuous current in a specified direction.

Example sentences: "She sat with tears streaming down her face"

2. Transmit or receive (data, especially video and audio material) over the internet as a steady, continuous flow.

Example sentences: "During a ground contact event, the payload streams data in real time through a series of software pipes."

3. Put (schoolchildren) in groups of the same age and ability to be taught together; track.

Example sentences: "In the coming school year, we were to be streamed"


Synonyms:

flow

inflow

current

flow stream

drift

breeze

rivulet

rill

trickle

tiny brook

creek

brook

watercourses

riverbed

small river

river

flowing

watercourse

water course

burn

pour


Derivations:

streaming

streamer

streamlet

streamed

streamy


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Stream in Other Languages...

Spanish: Flujo

German: Stream

French: Flux

Italian: Flusso

Turkish: Akış


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