Origin of streaming
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of stream
Related Words for streamingglide, flood, spill, pour, surge, cascade, gush, emerge, shed, run, sluice, spout, roll, course, continue, spurt, issue, emit, spritz
Examples from the Web for streaming
Contemporary Examples of streaming
My family is ready to mount an intervention, and cancel my streaming accounts.The Best Albums of 2014
December 13, 2014
The DISH Anywhere App is just one of three ways DISH is changing the way we think about streaming entertainment.New Innovations Let You Watch TV Anywhere You Go
December 8, 2014
What are your thoughts on streaming music services like Spotify?Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie
November 20, 2014
“Jason tried to convince Steve Jobs that Apple should start a streaming music subscription business,” Freston recalls.Oh Yes, He’s The Great Connector: Jason Hirschhorn’s Expertly Curated World
October 17, 2014
So often enough, those urchins are buck-naked and streaming wet.Kailash Satyarthi, Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Co-Winner, Is Fighting India's Child Slavery Epidemic
October 11, 2014
Historical Examples of streaming
His royal blood was streaming from his nose in great abundance.Biographical Stories
The tears were streaming down his face: 'It was jes' like ye, Sammy, to send fo' me.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
She noticed that the sun's rays were streaming in the girl's face.
He looked at his hands, fancying that blood was streaming from them.
Before him was smiling country, streaming with sunshine, lazy with quietude.White Fang
- (of an industrial plant, manufacturing process, etc) in or about to go into operation or production
- available or in existence
Word Origin for stream
Old English stream "a course of water," from Proto-Germanic *straumaz (cf. Old Saxon strom, Old Norse straumr, Danish strøm, Swedish ström, Norwegian straum, Old Frisian stram, Dutch stroom, Old High German stroum, German Strom "current, river"), from PIE root *sreu- "flow" (see rheum). Meaning "current in the sea" (e.g. Gulf Stream) is recorded from late 14c. Stream of consciousness in lit crit first recorded 1931, originally in psychology (1855).
early 13c., from stream (n.). Related: Streamed; streaming.
see change horses in midstream; swim against the current (stream).