Definition of headstream in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhedstrēm/


A headwater stream.
Example sentences
  • ‘Waitanyuan’ means literally ‘the headstream of the Bund’ and is centred at the confluence of Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River.
  • It is for this reason that Seurat, along with Cézanne, stands as the great renovator at the headstream of modern painting.
  • South-east of the Andes, plains of rich pasture stretch away to the east and to the south, where the land falls in forested terraces towards the headstreams of the Amazon.

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Syllabification: head·stream

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