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English definition of “stream”

stream

noun [C]     /striːm/
B1 a small riverWatercourses and waterfalls
a stream of sth B2 a line of people or vehicles moving in the same direction: a constant stream of trafficThings collected in lines or rings a large number of similar things that happen or appear one after another: He has produced a steady stream of books.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive B2 a moving line of liquid, gas, smoke, etc: A stream of smoke was coming from the chimney.Movement of liquids
(Definition of stream noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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