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stream US English

A small, narrow river

stream US Thesaurus

a mountain stream

on-stream US English

In or into industrial production or useful operation

on stream US English

In or into operation or existence; available

Gulf Stream US English

A warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico parallel with the US coast toward Newfoundland, Canada, and then continues across the Atlantic Ocean toward northwestern Europe as the North Atlantic Drift

jet stream US English

A narrow, variable band of very strong, predominantly westerly air currents encircling the globe several miles above the earth. There are typically two or three jet streams in each of the northern and southern hemispheres

live-stream US English

Transmit or receive live video and audio coverage of (an event) over the Internet

star stream US English

A systematic drift of stars in the same general direction within a galaxy

Carol Stream US English

A village in northeastern Illinois, west of Chicago; population 40,004 (est. 2008)

misfit stream US English

A stream occupying a valley which is larger than would be predicted on the basis of the stream’s present erosive power

Valley Stream US English

An industrial and commercial village in west central Long Island, southeast of New York; population 36,007 (est. 2008)

against the stream US English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency

transpiration stream US English

The flow of water through a plant, from the roots to the leaves, via the xylem vessels

be streaming in stream US English

(Of a person or part of the body) produce a continuous flow of liquid; run with liquid

stream of consciousness US English

A person’s thoughts and conscious reactions to events, perceived as a continuous flow. The term was introduced by William James in his Principles of Psychology (1890)

stream of consciousness New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(three words, hyphen when attributive)

on stream in stream US English

In or into operation or existence; available

airstream US English

A current of air

bitstream US English

A stream of data in binary form

clickstream US English

A series of mouse clicks made while using a website or in linking to multiple websites

midstream US English

The middle of a stream or river

millstream US English

The current of water in a millrace

against the stream in stream US English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency

against or with the stream in stream US English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency