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stream 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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/strēm/,
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streams, plural;
  1. (of liquid) Run or flow in a continuous current in a specified direction
    • - she sat with tears streaming down her face
    • - sunlight streamed through the windows
  2. (of a mass of people or things) Move in a continuous flow in a specified direction
    • - he was watching the taxis streaming past
  3. (of a person or part of the body) Produce a continuous flow of liquid; run with liquid
    • - my eyes were streaming
    • - I woke up in the night, streaming with sweat
    • - his mouth was streaming blood
  4. (of hair, clothing, etc.) Float or wave at full extent in the wind
    • - her black cloak streamed behind her
  5. Transmit (audio or video data) continuously, so that the parts arriving first can be viewed or listened to while the remainder is downloading

Noun
  1. A small, narrow river

  2. A continuous flow of liquid, air, or gas
    • - Frank blew out a stream of smoke
    • - the blood gushed out in scarlet streams
  3. A current within a larger body of water or in the ocean

  4. A mass of people or things moving continuously in the same direction
    • - there is a steady stream of visitors
  5. A large number of things that happen or come one after the other
    • - a woman screamed a stream of abuse
  6. A continuous flow of data or instructions, typically one having a constant or predictable rate

  7. A continuous flow of video and audio material relayed over the Internet


  1. a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
  2. to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind; "their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
  3. dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history"
  4. exude profusely; "She was streaming with sweat"; "His nose streamed blood"
  5. flow: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
  6. pour: move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  7. A stream is a body of water with a current, confined within a bed and stream banks. Depending on its locale or certain characteristics, a stream may be referred to as a branch, brook, beck, burn, creek, crick, kill, lick, rill, river, syke, bayou, rivulet, streamage, wash, run or runnel.
  8. Stream is the eighth album by Fischer-Z. The album contains the single "Protection", which explored the dark area of child exploitation. Following the album, John Watts concentrated on his solo career again, making this the last album by Fischer-Z, before its slight revival again in 2002.
  9. In computing, the term stream is used in a number of ways, in all cases referring to a sequence of data elements made available over time. A stream can be thought of as a conveyor belt that allows items to be processed one at a time rather than in large batches.
  10. Tracking (also called streaming) is separating pupils by academic ability into groups for all subjects within a school. In a tracking system, the entire school population is assigned to classes according to whether the students' overall achievement is above average, normal, or below average. ...
  11. Babel is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1978, and contains Smith's poems along with her prose, lyrics, pictures and drawings.
  12. (Streams (networking API)) In computer networking, STREAMS is the native framework in Unix System V for implementing character devices.
  13. A small river; a large creek; a body of moving water confined by banks; A thin connected passing of a liquid through a lighter gas (e.g. ...
  14. (STREAMS) A collection of courses focussing on a specific area within a major.
  15. (STREAMS) A set of system calls, kernel resources, and utility routines that create, use, and dismantle a stream.
  16. (Streams) Location where a small watercourse emerges onto the coast.
  17. (Streams) Projects (and Chapters) each establish a focused set (5 to 7) of outcome goals. Streams represent the logical flow of tasks associated with accomplishing each of these outcome goals. ...
  18. (Streams) Repeat sittings of an Activity (eg L1/01 and L1/02 – means two sittings of a lecture – teaching information repeated)
  19. (streams) Wrappers for Strings that maintain a position pointer.
  20. Predicted streams within the wolf territory polygon (derived from DEM).
  21. A continuous flow of data, usually digitally encoded, designed to be processed sequentially. Also called a bitstream.
  22. The packet flow from Source to Destination without any information about which intermediate hops were traversed by the packets.
  23. Start playing music or video as soon as it begins downloading
  24. A continuous series of bits, bytes, or other small, structurally uniform units.
  25. A flow of data into or out of a process as a steady sequence of bytes or characters, without the appearance of being broken up into packets. This is a kind of interface--the underlying implementation may well break your data up into separate packets for delivery, but this is hidden from you.