Definitions of stream

  1. To flow; to move or run in a continuous current; to shed in a stream or current; to issue in a stream; to issue in streaks; to extend in a long line, as a flag.
  2. To pour or flow forth in a stream; move in continuous succession; float with a waving movement, as a flag.
  3. Flow with; as, her eyes streamed tears; cause to stretch out.
  4. To issue or flow in a stream; run in a current; float, or stretch out with a waving movement; as, banners streamed in the air.
  5. To flow or issue in a stream; issue in rays; stretch in a line.
  6. rain heavily; " Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
  7. move in large numbers; " people were pouring out of the theater"; " beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  8. exude profusely; " She was streaming with sweat"; " His nose streamed blood"
  9. flow freely and abundantly; " Tears streamed down her face"
  10. to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; " their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
  11. A current of water or other fluid; a liquid flowing continuously in a line or course, either on the earth, as a river, brook, etc., or from a vessel, reservoir, or fountain; specifically, any course of running water; as, many streams are blended in the Mississippi; gas and steam came from the earth in streams; a stream of molten lead from a furnace; a stream of lava from a volcano.
  12. A beam or ray of light.
  13. Anything issuing or moving with continued succession of parts; as, a stream of words; a stream of sand.
  14. A continued current or course; as, a stream of weather.
  15. Current; drift; tendency; series of tending or moving causes; as, the stream of opinions or manners.
  16. To issue or flow in a stream; to flow freely or in a current, as a fluid or whatever is likened to fluids; as, tears streamed from her eyes.
  17. To pour out, or emit, a stream or streams.
  18. To issue in a stream of light; to radiate.
  19. To extend; to stretch out with a wavy motion; to float in the wind; as, a flag streams in the wind.
  20. To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears.
  21. To mark with colors or embroidery in long tracts.
  22. To unfurl.
  23. To mark with colours or embroidery in long tracts.
  24. To move onwards in a continous course; to flow, as a liquid; to pour out in abundance; to pour; to send forth.
  25. the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
  26. something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; " a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; " the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
  27. a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  28. A current of water or other fluid; anything flowing out of a source; as, a stream of words; a continued current; as, the stream of life; drift or tendency; as, the stream of opinion.
  29. A current of fluid; anything flowing or issuing; tendency.
  30. A current or flow of water or other fluid.
  31. Anything continuously flowing, moving, or passing, as people.
  32. A current of water or other fluid; a river, brook or rivulet; a current of air or of light, current; drift.
  33. A current of water or of a liquid; anything issuing or proceeding in a line or continuous body, as gas, air, light, a multitude of people, & c.; a river; anything moving onwards in a continuous course.