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Webster 1913 Edition


Streaming

Stream′ing

,
Adj.
Sending forth streams.

Stream′ing

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Noun.
1.
The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams.
2.
(Mining)
The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin.

Webster 1828 Edition


Streaming

STREAMING

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ppr.
1.
Flowing; running in a current.
2.
Emitting; pouring out in abundance; as streaming eyes.
3.
Flowing; floating loosely; as a flag.

Definition 2022


streaming

streaming

English

Verb

streaming

  1. present participle of stream

Adjective

streaming (comparative more streaming, superlative most streaming)

  1. that streams

Noun

streaming (usually uncountable, plural streamings)

  1. movement as a stream
  2. (computing) The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.
  3. (Britain, education) Division of classes into academic streams.
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
      Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.

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French

Noun

streaming m (plural streamings)

  1. streaming

Spanish

Noun

streaming m (plural streamings)

  1. streaming