from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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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The extreme is screaming meemies, which Picturesque Expressions by Laurence Urdang notes originated as a World War II nickname for German rocket shells and is now often confused with the phrase streaming media.
I’m lucky, she told herself, the word streaming like a silver ribbon through her mind.
Music streaming is also fairly straightforward, but offers preview streams along with full downloads.
I have written to you once before, and your reply said the live streaming is working at your end and you cannot imagine what could be wrong at my end.
As grains of wheat held in a hand flow streaming from a grip of stone, so I, in time and cant, am blown across an ancient, braver land on winds of bone.
What Citrix used to call its Presentation Server product for application streaming is now referred to as XenApp and labeled a "virtualization" technology.
Some people have talked about streaming, but the income you make from streaming is really, really low, and so far, the adoption of it is incredibly low.
Movie streaming is not for videophiles at the present time.
I realize often streaming is free, and as I said, I use Netflix streaming myself.
Birkeland was convinced that the aurora were created by charged particles streaming from the sun, drawn towards the poles of the earth by the magnetic field surrounding the planet and creating the lights as they collided with atoms in the earth's atmosphere, about 100 kilometers above the surface of the planet.