Long, thin lines of a different colour from their surroundings, especially on dyed hair: streaking and lowlights give a flattering effect you can get telltale streaking if you are not very careful with application
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- Immature birds are brown above with brown streaking on their white underparts; they have yellow eyes.
- For instance, song sparrows here in Bel Air have highly visible, dark streaking on the white underparts and long, white streaks on the sides of the crown and chin.
- An example of light streaking is the swirling trails of automobile head- and taillights.
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