Complete Definition of "stream"

wikipedia|dab=stream (disambiguation)|stream
English

Etymology
From OE. strÄam.

Pronunciation
(US)

  • IPA|/strim/
  • SAMPA|/strim/

audio|en-us-stream.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËm|-iËm

Noun
wikipedia|stream|stream (river)
en-noun

  1. A small river; a large creek; a body of moving water confined by banks
  2. A thin connected passing of a liquid through a lighter gas (e.g. air)

#: He poured the milk in a thin stream from the jug to the glass.

  1. Any steady flow or succession of material, such as water, air, radio signal or words

#: Her constant nagging was to him a stream of abuse.

  1. science Umbrella term for all moving waters.
  2. computing A source or repository of data that can be read or written only sequentially.

Synonyms
beck
brook
burn
creek
flow

Translations
trans-top|small river
Albanian: përrua m
Arabic: ARchar|جدÙÙ IPAchar|(jádwal) m
Bosnian: potok#Bosnian|potok m
Chinese: æ°´æµ (shuÇliú)
Croatian: potok#Croatian|potok m
Czech: potok#Czech|potok m
Dutch: stroom m
Finnish: puro, oja
French: courant m
German: Bach m
Hebrew: ×××× (yuval) m, פ×× (peleg) m, × ×× (nakhal) m
Hungarian: patak
Italian: corrente m
trans-mid
Japanese: æµã (ãªãã, nagare)
Korean: ìë´ (sinae)
Portuguese riacho m
Proto-Polynesian: *waitafe
Romanian: pârâu m|f
Russian: поÑок#Russian|поÑок (potók) m, ÑÑÑей (ruÄéj) m
Serbian:

Spanish: corriente f, flujo m
Swedish: ström c
Telugu: వాà°à± (vaagu)
trans-bottom

trans-top|thin connected passing of a liquid through a lighter gas
Telugu: ధార (dhaara)
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|Any steady flow or succession of material
Finnish: virta
French: flot m
German: Strom m
trans-mid
Hebrew: ××¨× (zerem) m
Telugu: ధార (dhaara)
trans-bottom

;to be checked
ttbc|Hebrew: ××× m

Related terms
streamer
river
jet stream
Gulf Stream

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To flow in a continuous or steady manner, like a liquid.
  2. internet To push continuous data (e.g. music) from a server to a client computer while it is being used (played) on the client.

See also
streaming media
(computing):standard streams

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section

Turkish: 1.dere, 2. akıntı, 3. akıÅ, 4. akarsu

Category:Liquids


Frisian

Noun
stream

  1. river
  2. stream

Category:Frisian nouns


Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *straumaz, whence also Old High German stroum, Old Norse straumr

Noun
strÄam m

  1. stream

Category:Old English nouns

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hu:stream
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ru:stream
fi:stream
ta:stream
te:stream
vi:stream

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