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  Definition of stream
  1. the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
  2. a steady flow (usually from natural causes); "the raft floated downstream on the current"; "he felt a stream of air"
  3. dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
  4. a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  5. something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
  6. exude profusely; "She was streaming with sweat"; "His nose streamed blood"
  7. move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  8. flow freely and abundantly; "Tears streamed down her face"
  9. to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
  10. rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it''s pouring outside!"
Similar Words: flow, current, watercourse, pour, swarm, teem, pullulate, well out, pelt, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets

 

Hyponyms: spill, spillage, release, flood, overflow, outpouring, tidal flow, tidal current, riptide, rip current, undertide, undercurrent, torrent, violent stream, eddy, twist, whirlpool, vortex, maelstrom, ocean current, branch, brook, creek, headstream, river, rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet, tidal river, tidewater river, tidal stream, tidewater stream, spill over, spill out, pour out, spin, sheet, sluice, sluice down

 

Derivational Morphology: well out, flow, run, feed, course, flux, pour, swarm, teem, pullulate, drove, horde, current, watercourse, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker

 

Anagrams: Martes, master

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: përrua   Bosnian: potok  
Chinese: 水流   Croatian: potok  
Dutch: stroom   Finnish: puro  
French: courant   German: Bach  
Hebrew: יובל   Hungarian: patak  
Italian: corrente   Japanese: 流れ  
Korean: 시내   Romanian: pârâu  
Russian: поток   Spanish: corriente  
Swedish: ström   Telugu: వాగు  
 
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