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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