Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A long narrow flag, banner, or pennant.
  • n. A long narrow strip of material used for ornament or decoration.
  • n. A column of light shooting across the sky in the aurora borealis.
  • n. An extension of rays from the sun's corona.
  • n. A newspaper headline that runs across a full page.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A long, narrow flag, or piece of material used or seen as a decoration.
  • n. A newspaper headline that runs across the entire page.
  • n. A data storage system, mainly used to produce backups, in which large quantities of data are transferred to a continuously moving tape.
  • n. In fly fishing, a variety of wet fly designed to mimic a minnow.
  • n. One who searches for stream tin.
  • n. A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind; specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag.
  • n. A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis.
  • n. A searcher for stream tin.
  • n. a banner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which streams out, or hangs or floats at full length: applied to anything long and narrow, as a ribbon.
  • n. A long narrow flag; a pennon extended or flowing in the wind: same as pennant, 1 .
  • n. A stream or column of light shooting upward or outward, as in some forms of the aurora borealis.
  • n. A long flowing strip of ribbon, or feather, or something similar, used in decoration, especially in dress.
  • n. A long-exserted feather which streams away from the rest of the plumage of some birds; a pennant or standard. See cuts under Semioptera and standard-bearer.
  • n. In mining, a person who washes for stream-tin. See streaming.
  • n. The geometrid moth Anticlea derivata: an English collectors' name.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
  • n. long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
  • n. a long flag; often tapering
  • n. light that streams

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Examples

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  • These showers are called streamer showers, which is very light rain that doesn't get much development and usually dissipates within a few hours, said Clay Anderson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

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  • And since the "streamer", as i2i likes to call it, is powered by a built-in rechargeable battery, you can listen in for up to 5 hours before calling it quits.

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