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English definition of “stream”

stream

noun [C] (SMALL RIVER)   /strim/
a small river that flows on or below the surface of the ground: Rivers are wider, deeper, and longer than streams.
(Definition of stream noun (SMALL RIVER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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