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streaming

[ stree-ming ]
/ ˈstri mɪŋ /
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noun

an act or instance of flowing.
Also called protoplasmic streaming. Biology. rapid flowing of cytoplasm within a cell; cyclosis.
Digital Technology. a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and processed in a steady stream: streaming video.

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Origin of streaming

First recorded in 1350–1400, streaming is from the Middle English word streming.See stream, -ing1
stream·ing·ly, adverbun·stream·ing, adjective
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Medical definitions for streaming

streaming
[ strēmĭng ]

n.

Streaming movement.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for streaming

streaming
[ strēmĭng ]

Relating to information that is transmitted in real time over the Internet, instead of being sent first as a file and then opened after it has been downloaded.
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