Streak

  • 1 Streak — or streaking may refer to:*Streaking, running naked in a public place *Streaking (microbiology), a method of purifying micro organisms *Streak (mineralogy), the color left by a mineral dragged across a rough surface *Streak camera, device to… …

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  • 2 Streak — Runner ist eine Bezeichnung für Läufer, die täglich laufen. Nach den Regeln der amerikanischen Streak Running Vereinigung (USRSA, United States Running Streak Association), die weltweit anerkannt werden, gelten für einen Streak, also eine Serie… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 streak — UK US /striːk/ noun [C, usually singular] ► a period of time during which something continues to happen, for example to go up or down in value or to succeed or fail: a streak of sth »Stocks tumbled Thursday, ending a three session streak of… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 streak — [strēk] n. [ME streke < OE strica: for IE base see STRIKE] 1. a line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area 2. a ray of light or a flash, as of lightning 3. a vein or stratum of a …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 streak´i|ly — streak|y «STREE kee», adjective, streak|i|er, streak|i|est. 1. marked with streaks; streaked: »an old man with a streaky gray chin beard (Booth Tarkington). 2 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 streak|y — «STREE kee», adjective, streak|i|er, streak|i|est. 1. marked with streaks; streaked: »an old man with a streaky gray chin beard (Booth Tarkington). 2 …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 streak — ► NOUN 1) a long, thin mark of a different substance or colour from its surroundings. 2) an element of a specified kind in someone s character: a ruthless streak. 3) a spell of specified success or luck: a winning streak . ► VERB 1) mark with… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Streak — Streak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Streaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Streaking}.] 1. To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors. [1913 Webster] A mule . . . streaked and dappled with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Streak — Streak, v. t. [Cf. {Stretch}, {Streek}.] To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Streak — Streak, n. [OE. streke; akin to D. streek a line, stroke, G. strich, AS. strica, Sw. strek, Dan. streg, Goth. stricks, and E. strike, stroke. See {Strike}, {Stroke}, n., and cf. {Strake}.] 1. A line or long mark of a different color from the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 streak — [n] vein, line; small part band, bar, beam, dash, element, hint, intimation, layer, ray, ridge, rule, shade, slash, smear, strain, stream, strip, stripe, stroke, suggestion, suspicion, touch, trace; concepts 436,628,657,727 streak [v] make a line …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 streak — index frame (mood) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 streak — n strain, vein, *touch, suggestion, suspicion, soupçon, tincture, tinge, shade, smack, spice, dash …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 streak|er — «STREE kuhr», noun. a person who engages in streaking …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 streak — streakedly /streekt lee, stree kid lee/, adv. streakedness, n. streaker, n. streaklike, adj. /streek/, n. 1. a long, narrow mark, smear, band of color, or the like: streaks of mud. 2. a portion or layer of something, distinguished by color or… …

    Universalium

  • 16 streak — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 thin mark ADJECTIVE ▪ dark ▪ There were dark streaks down her cheeks where she had been crying. ▪ faint, pale ▪ bright ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 streak — [[t]stri͟ːk[/t]] streaks, streaking, streaked 1) N COUNT A streak is a long stripe or mark on a surface which contrasts with the surface because it is a different colour. There are these dark streaks on the surface of the moon... The flames begin …

    English dictionary

  • 18 streak — I UK [striːk] / US [strɪk] noun [countable] Word forms streak : singular streak plural streaks * 1) a) a line or long mark on something that is a different colour from the colour surrounding it The bird can be recognized by the dark streaks on… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 streak — /strik / (say streek) noun 1. a long, narrow mark, smear, band of colour, or the like: streaks of mud; a streak of lightning. 2. a portion or layer of something, distinguished by colour or nature from the rest; a vein or stratum: streaks of fat… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 streak — streak1 [stri:k] n [: Old English; Origin: strica] 1.) a coloured line, especially one that is not straight or has been made accidentally ▪ Sue has blonde streaks in her hair. 2.) a part of someone s character that is different from the rest of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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