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stream

noun
 
 
/striːm/
[C] FINANCE a regular flow of money: Utilities have a steady stream of cash coming in from their customers. Fees for advising on acquisitions represent a large part of big banks' income streams.
[C, usually singular] a large number of things or people of a similar type that happen or are seen one after the other: a/the stream of sth A bankruptcy filing would add to the stream of business failures that have plagued corporate America.a steady/constant/continuous stream of sth/sb At the moment, we're seeing a steady stream of people in trouble from refinancings.
come on stream PRODUCTION to start to be used to produce or manufacture something: New power plants need to come on stream by 2016-17.
Translations of “stream”
in Korean 시내…
in Arabic جَدْوَل…
in French ruisseau, torrent, courant…
in Turkish dere, çay…
in Italian torrente, ruscello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小河, 小河,溪流, 水流…
in Russian ручей…
in Polish strumień, potok, rzeczka…
in Spanish riachuelo, arroyo, corriente…
in Portuguese riacho, regato, ribeirão…
in German der Wasserlauf, der Strom, die Leistungsgruppe…
in Catalan rierol, riera…
in Japanese 小川…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小河, 小河,溪流, 水流…
(Definition of stream noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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