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streaking Syllabification: streak·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈstrēkiNG/

Definition of streaking in English:


Long, thin lines of a different color from their surroundings, especially on dyed hair.
Example sentences
  • 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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