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- v. Present participle of stream.
- adj. that streams
- n. The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.
- n. Division of classes into academic streams.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sending forth streams.
- n. The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams.
- n. The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin.
- n. the rapid flow of cytoplasm within a cell; -- called also protoplasmic streaming.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In tin-mining, the washing of tin ore from the detritus with which it is associated.
- n. In biology, the peculiar flowing motion of the particles of protoplasm in an amœba or other rhizopod, by which the form of the animalcule changes or pseudopods are protruded; also, the similar circulation or rotation of the protoplasm of some plant-cells. See protoplasm, and rotation of protoplasm (under rotation).
- In heraldry, issuing, as rays of light: as, rays streaming from the dexter chief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts
- n. the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell
- adj. (computer science) using or relating to a form of continuous tape transport; used mainly to provide backup storage of unedited data
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