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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
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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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