"streak" in the noun sense
1. streak, run
an unbroken series of events
"had a streak of bad luck"
"Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
a distinctive characteristic
"he has a stubborn streak"
"a streak of wildness"
3. stripe, streak, bar
a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
"a green toad with small black stripes or bars"
"may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
a sudden flash (as of lightning)
"streak" in the verb sense
move quickly in a straight line
"The plane streaked across the sky"
run naked in a public place
3. mottle, streak, blotch
mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
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