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streaming

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈstriː.mɪŋ/

streaming noun [U] (INTERNET)

the activity of listening to or watching sound or video directly from the internet

streaming noun [U] (STUDENTS)

UK (US tracking) the act of putting school students with similar abilities in a group and teaching them together: Some people object to streaming because it gives an unfair advantage to intelligent children.

streaming

adjective [before noun]
If you have a streaming cold, your nose and eyes are producing a lot of liquid because you have a common infection.
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