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stream British & World English

A small, narrow river

stream English Thesaurus

a mountain stream

on stream British & World English

In or into operation or existence; available

Gulf Stream British & World English

A warm ocean current which flows from the Gulf of Mexico parallel with the American coast towards Newfoundland, continuing across the Atlantic Ocean towards NW Europe as the North Atlantic Drift

jet stream British & World 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 British & World English

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

side stream British & World English

A tributary stream

star stream British & World English

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

Carol Stream British & World English

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

misfit stream British & World 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 British & World English

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

against the stream British & World English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency

transpiration stream British & World English

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

stream of consciousness British & World 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 British & World English

In or into operation or existence; available

airstream British & World English

A current of air

bitstream British & World English

A stream of data in binary form

clickstream British & World English

A series of mouse clicks made by a user while accessing the Internet, especially as monitored to assess a person’s interests for marketing purposes

midstream British & World English

The middle of a stream or river

millstream British & World English

The flowing water that drives a mill wheel

against the stream in stream British & World English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency

against or with the stream in stream British & World English

Against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency