"streams" in the noun sense
1. stream, watercourse
a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
2. stream, flow, current
dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
"two streams of development run through American history"
"stream of consciousness"
"the flow of thought"
"the current of history"
3. flow, stream
the act of flowing or streaming continuous progression
4. stream, flow
something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously
"a stream of people emptied from the terminal"
"the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors"
5. current, stream
a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes
"the raft floated downstream on the current"
"he felt a stream of air"
"the hose ejected a stream of water"
"streams" in the verb sense
to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind
"their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind"
"She was streaming with sweat"
"His nose streamed blood"
3. pour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulate
move in large numbers
"people were pouring out of the theater"
"beggars pullulated in the plaza"
4. pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets
"Put on your rain coat
5. stream, well out
flow freely and abundantly
"Tears streamed down her face"
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