American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. In the direction of a stream's current.
- adj. Business Closer to the point of sale than to the point of production or manufacture.
- adv. Down a stream: floated downstream.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With or in the direction of the current of a stream.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Down the stream.
- adv. away from the source or with the current
- adj. in the direction of a stream's current
- From down- + stream. (Wiktionary)
“The county's advisory was a precaution to notify residents to avoid contact with the water downstream from the spill site, a statement said.”
“It concluded that severe and long-term environmental damage is likely to continue, and that it represents a serious health hazard for residents of the mining area and for the indigenous peoples living downstream from the mine.”
“Poitras has been a long-time advocate for his small community, Fort Chipewyan, just downstream from the toxic tar sands development in Northern Alberta.”
“But 13.4 Mbps downstream is huge for residential applications.”
“The only clue as to where the dwarf could have got to was a love-starved weedeater gazing longingly downstream from the battlements.”
“In a genetics experiment gone horribly wrong, human and frog DNA were accidentally mixed and this giant tadpole egg was spotted downstream from the lab.”
“Glenwood is far enough downstream from the la-la world of Aspen to keep things relatively affordable, and with 300 sunny days a year, natural hot springs, and more trout-laden rivers and lakes than you can count, Glenwood is soothing to the angler's soul.”
“Check out the covered-bridge stretch of river near the state campground; the Willowemoc, both up - and downstream from the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (845-439-4810; cffcm. net) in Livingston Manor; or the main Beaverkill, which links up with the Willow at Junction Pool in Roscoe.”
“The body of Megan McNair was found downstream from a logjam on the Driftwood River that the child was swept under on Sunday.”
“Flush them from their hidey hole, and they might just pitch in downstream-which is where you're headed.”
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