Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: stream

1. stream (om ting) a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)watercourse


Mindre specifikke termerbody of water, water


Mere specifikke termerbranch, brook, creek, headstream, rill, river, rivulet, run, runnel, streamlet, tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream


Omfatter disse specifikke termercrossing, ford, meander, midstream

2. stream (om gruppe) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwo streams of development run through American history.
Stream of consciousness.
The flow of thought.
The current of history.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)current, flow


Mindre specifikke termercourse, line

3. stream (om handling) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flow


Mindre specifikke termermotion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termerflood, outpouring, overflow, release, spill, spillage

4. stream (om tilstand) something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA stream of people emptied from the terminal.
The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flow


Mindre specifikke termermotion

5. stream (om begivenhed) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe raft floated downstream on the current.
He felt a stream of air.
The hose ejected a stream of water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)current


Mindre specifikke termerflow, flowing


Mere specifikke termereddy, maelstrom, ocean current, rip current, riptide, tidal current, tidal flow, torrent, twist, undercurrent, undertide, violent stream, vortex, whirlpool


Engelsk udsagnsord: stream

1. stream (om bevægelse) to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe adrift, blow, drift, float

2. stream (i anatomi) exude profusely


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was streaming with sweat.
His nose streamed blood.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerexudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude

3. stream (om bevægelse) move in large numbers


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPeople were pouring out of the theater.
Beggars pullulated in the plaza.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pour, pullulate, swarm, teem


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termercrowd, crowd together


Mere specifikke termerpour out, spill out, spill over

4. stream (om vejr) rain heavily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPut on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!.


Eksempler på anvendelseIt was streaming all day long


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs


AnvendelsesmønsterIt is ----ing


Mindre specifikke termerrain, rain down


Mere specifikke termersheet, sluice, sluice down

5. stream (om bevægelse) flow freely and abundantly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTears streamed down her face.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)well out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termercourse, feed, flow, run


Mere specifikke termerspin









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