something that streams: streamers of flame.
a long, narrow flag or pennant.
a long, flowing ribbon, feather, or the like used for ornament, as in dress.
any long, narrow piece or thing, as a spray of a plant or a strip of cloud.
a stream of light, especially one appearing in some forms of the aurora borealis.
Electricity. an electric discharge in a narrow stream from a point of high potential on a charged body.
Astronomy. a long extension of the solar corona, several solar radii long.
Journalism. banner (def. 7).
a parachute that comes out of its packing in a long stream but does not expand.
a person who accesses and consumes streaming media, as television shows, movies, or music albums, over the internet.
a person who publishes or transmits livestreaming media, with commentary or other additional content, on the internet.
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How to use streamer in a sentence
Instead of a major streamer, for now Apple remains a boutique outlet.Future of TV Briefing: Streaming services count on content to keep subscribers acquired in 2020 | Tim Peterson | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
A single strand of electricity, or streamer, at the frayed tip of each lightning leader is enough to forge the connection between the two currents, researchers report online February 1 in Geophysical Research Letters.
Samsung has been building up its streaming ad sales over the past couple years, and, as a high-end ad-supported streamer, Peacock’s logo on Samsung’s pitch deck could help the TV manufacturer to win over advertisers.Future of TV Briefing: Free, ad-supported streaming TV bubble nears an inflection point | Tim Peterson | January 20, 2021 | Digiday
Pros, streamers, experts and developers can't seem to agree.Overwatch League wants to ‘level-up’ online matches, tournaments for 2021 season | Teddy Amenabar | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
However, while the ad-supported streaming war may be officially kicking off in 2021, it will be some time before the competition among ad-supported streamers really heats up.Future of TV Briefing: The ad-supported streaming war officially kicks off in 2021 | Tim Peterson | January 13, 2021 | Digiday
Digby was distinguished as leader by having a red and white ribbon added to the blue streamer at the end of his pole.Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
Every rag of bunting, from the tiny streamer of the fishing-boat to the great flag of ships of war, droops against the mast.Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
The Germans formerly fastened a streamer to a lance, which the duke carried in front of the army.Key-Notes of American Liberty | Various
Hendricks stood watching a long time, until even the streamer had dissipated.Second Variety | Philip Kindred Dick
The wind did blow—the cloak did fly, like streamer long and gay; Till, loop and button failing both, at last it flew away.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
British Dictionary definitions for streamer
a long narrow flag or part of a flag
a long narrow coiled ribbon of coloured paper that becomes unrolled when tossed
a stream of light, esp one appearing in some forms of the aurora
journalism a large heavy headline printed across the width of a page of a newspaper
computing another word for tape streamer
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