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Meaning of “streaming” in the English Dictionary

"streaming" in British English

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streamingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈstriː.mɪŋ/
  • streaming noun [U] (INTERNET)

the ​activity of ​listening to or ​watchingsound or ​videodirectly from the internet: NTV Sports now comes with ​freelive streaming for ​mobiledevices.

streamingadjective [before noun]

If you have a streaming ​cold, ​yournose and ​eyes are ​producing a lot of ​liquid because you have a ​commoninfection.
(Definition of streaming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"streaming" in American English

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streamingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈstri·mɪŋ/
playingcontinuously as ​sound or ​movingimages are ​sent in a ​flowdirectly from the ​Internet to a ​computer : Jeff's new ​cellphonereceives streaming ​video.
(Definition of streaming from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"streaming" in Business English

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streamingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈstriːmɪŋ/ IT, INTERNET, COMMUNICATIONS
the ​act of ​sendingsound or ​video to a ​computer, ​mobilephone, etc. directly from the ​internet so that it does not need to be downloaded and ​saved first: You can watch live streaming of our ​interactiveservice on our ​website. video/audio/​online streaming
(Definition of streaming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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