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  • 1Stream load — is a geologic term referring to the solid matter carried by a stream (Strahler and Strahler, 2006). Erosion continually removes mineral material from the bed and banks of the stream channel, adding this material to the regular flow of water. The… …

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  • 2Stream Energy — is a retail electricity provider active in the Texas deregulated power sector and headquartered within the [http://www.infomartusa.com/history home.html Infomart] building in Dallas. Stream Energy services residential power customers located… …

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  • 3against the stream — against (or with) the stream against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency a world in which the demand for quality does not run against the stream …

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  • 4against (or with) the stream — against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency. → stream …

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  • 5against the stream — ► against (or with) the stream against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency. Main Entry: ↑stream …

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  • 6stream — ► NOUN 1) a small, narrow river. 2) a continuous flow of liquid, air, gas, people, etc. 3) Brit. a group in which schoolchildren of the same age and ability are taught. ► VERB 1) run or move in a continuous flow. 2) (usu. be streaming) run with… …

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  • 7against traffic — against the current of traffic, in the opposite direction, against the stream …

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  • 8Stream Control Transmission Protocol — In computer networking, the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) is a Transport Layer protocol, serving in a similar role as the popular protocols TCP and UDP. Indeed, it provides some of the same service features of both, ensuring… …

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  • 9against\ the\ stream — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …

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  • 10stream — streamless, adj. streamlike, adj. /streem/, n. 1. a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook. 2. a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean: to row against the stream; the Gulf Stream. 3. any… …

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  • 11stream — /strim / (say streem) noun 1. a body of water flowing in a channel or bed, as a river, rivulet, or brook. 2. a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean: to row against the stream. 3. any flow of water or other liquid or fluid: streams… …

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  • 12Stream (computing) — In computing, the term stream is used in a number of ways, in all cases referring to a succession of data elements made available over time.*On Unix and related systems based on the C programming language, a stream is a source or sink of data,… …

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  • 13stream — 1 noun (C) 1 SMALL RIVER a natural flow of water that moves across the land and is narrower than a river: a mountain stream see also: downstream, upstream 2 CONTINUOUS SERIES a long and almost continuous series of events, people, objects, etc (+… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14stream — 01. Volunteers are cleaning garbage out of the [stream] in the hopes of making it clean enough for fish to live in once again. 02. John V. Politis once observed that we come and go just like ripples in a [stream]. 03. Woodrow Wilson once remarked …

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  • 15stream — noun 1》 a small, narrow river. 2》 a continuous flow of liquid, air, gas, people, or things. 3》 Brit. a group in which schoolchildren of the same age and ability are taught. verb 1》 (of liquid) run in a continuous flow.     ↘(of a mass of people… …

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  • 16stream — n. & v. n. 1 a flowing body of water, esp. a small river. 2 a the flow of a fluid or of a mass of people (a stream of lava). b (in sing. or pl.) a large quantity of something that flows or moves along. 3 a current or direction in which things are …

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  • 17stream — I. noun Etymology: Middle English streme, from Old English strēam; akin to Old High German stroum stream, Greek rhein to flow Date: before 12th century 1. a body of running water (as a river or brook) flowing on the earth; also any body of… …

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  • 18against\ the\ current — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …

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  • 19stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …

    Dictionary of American idioms