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  • n. Plural form of streamlet.

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Examples

  • Didst wot their worth thou hadst all honour showed, And tears in streamlets from thine eyes had flowed.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The lake is fed by mountain streamlets, called in the north becks.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • Move's streaming technology is based on its proprietary adaptive bit-rate technology, whereby large video files are broken up into many small files called streamlets, which are then delivered as a series of video segments using a highly efficient transmission protocol.

    Latest News from SYS-CON MEDIA

  • The Little Peco, strengthened by the multitudinous streamlets, rose against the manacles of winter, riving the ice with crashings and snappings.

    THE END OF THE STORY

  • The sap was rising in the trees, and daily the trickle of unseen streamlets became louder as the frozen land came back to life.

    Chapter VIII

  • There were no trees, no bushes, nothing but a gray sea of moss scarcely diversified by gray rocks, gray lakelets, and gray streamlets.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • In a trice the frost was started and the thawed streamlets dancing madly on the white-hot surface beneath.

    CHAPTER 20

  • With a sound like a tree being murdered, the big arc made a swooping half-turn, stuck for a moment, then rolled into a steady revolution, scoops merrily pouring bright streamlets into the sluice.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • In the foreground on the left a purling brook falls in severed streamlets down a steep wall of rock, and thence flows smoothly over the upland until it disappears to the right.

    When We Dead Awaken

  • Among the several interesting features of this poetry are lush images that one can read as sexual: "foaming streamlets," "secret nooks," and rocks

    'Put to the Blush': Romantic Irregularities and Sapphic Tropes

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