- a spell or run: a streak of good luck.
- an uninterrupted series: The team had a losing streak of ten games.
- an elongated, narrow, superficial lesion on stems or leaf veins, becoming brown and necrotic.
- any disease characterized by such lesions.
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Your business might be off to a strong start or have gained momentum after Prime Day, and you’re now thinking of ways to build upon that to continue your winning streak and boost your sales in the coming months.Don’t miss out on the most unpredictable holiday season yet|Sponsored Content: Microsoft Advertising|November 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
The short-form video app’s hot streak has continued, with its user base having tripled since 2018, TechCrunch reported.Social Shorts: Instagram pegs Reels and Shop, Pinterest’s engagement metric, TikTok’s size and more|Ginny Marvin|November 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
Semeter and colleagues examined horizontal streaks below picket fences in high-resolution images of STEVE taken by citizen scientists.STEVE may be even less like typical auroras than scientists thought|Maria Temming|November 12, 2020|Science News
Coming into 2020, ultrarunner Sabrina Stanley was in the midst of a notable winning streak—she’d won the last 11 ultramarathons she entered.
Kicker Nick Folk’s 51-yard field goal as time expired won it for the Patriots, who ended their losing streak at four games and improved to 3-5 at the halfway point of their season.The Patriots’ season isn’t fixed, but at least they avoided losing to the Jets|Mark Maske|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
So the last thing the brand needed was a streaker at its menswear fashion show, which was staged in Milan over the weekend.
Streaker Walks Dolce and Gabbana Runway: Dolce & Gabbana has been through a lot lately.
Streaker, the housemaid, too, had an attribute of a most discomfiting nature.
Streaker, the housemaid, feigned p. 128cheerfulness, but was the greater martyr.
British Dictionary definitions for streak (1 of 2)
- (of lightning) a sudden flash
- (as modifier)streak lightning
Derived forms of streakstreaked, adjectivestreaker, nounstreaklike, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with streak
see like greased lightning (a blue streak); talk someone's arm off (a blue streak); winning streak.