Definitions for stream

Definitions for (noun) stream

Main entry: flow, stream

Definition: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

Main entry: current, stream

Definition: a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)

Usage: the raft floated downstream on the current; he felt a stream of air; the hose ejected a stream of water

Main entry: stream, current, flow

Definition: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas

Usage: two streams of development run through American history; stream of consciousness; the flow of thought; the current of history

Main entry: stream, watercourse

Definition: a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Main entry: stream, flow

Definition: something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously

Usage: a stream of people emptied from the terminal; the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors

Definitions for (verb) stream

Main entry: stream

Definition: exude profusely

Usage: She was streaming with sweat; His nose streamed blood

Main entry: swarm, teem, stream, pullulate, pour

Definition: move in large numbers

Usage: people were pouring out of the theater; beggars pullulated in the plaza

Main entry: stream, well out

Definition: flow freely and abundantly

Usage: Tears streamed down her face

Main entry: stream

Definition: to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind

Usage: their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind

Main entry: pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, stream

Definition: rain heavily

Usage: Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

Visual thesaurus for stream