What does streamer mean?

Definitions for streamer
ˈstri mərstream·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. streamernoun

    light that streams

    "streamers of flames"

  2. streamer, bannernoun

    a newspaper headline that runs across the full page

  3. pennant, pennon, streamer, waftnoun

    a long flag; often tapering

  4. banner, streamernoun

    long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising


  1. Streamernoun

    (Journalism) a banner.


  1. streamernoun

    A long, narrow flag, or piece of material used as a decoration.

  2. streamernoun

    A newspaper headline that runs across the entire page.

  3. streamernoun

    A data storage system, mainly used to produce backups, in which large quantities of data are transferred to a continuously moving tape.

  4. streamernoun

    In fly fishing, a variety of wet fly designed to mimic a minnow.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Streamernoun

    An ensign; a flag; a pennon; any thing flowing loosely from a stock.

    Etymology: from stream.

    His brave fleet
    With silken streamers, the young Phœbus fanning. William Shakespeare.

    The rosy morn began to rise,
    And wav’d her saffron streamer through the skies. Dryden.

    Brave Rupert from afar appears,
    Whose waving streamers the glad general knows. Dryden.

    The man of sense his meat devours;
    But only smells the peel and flow’rs:
    And he must be an idle dreamer,
    Who leaves the pie, and gnaws the streamer. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Streamernoun

    an ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind; specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag

  2. Streamernoun

    a stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis

  3. Streamernoun

    a searcher for stream tin

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. streamer

    Formerly described thus:--"A streamer shall stand in the toppe of a shippe, or in the forecastle, and therein be putt no armes, but a man's conceit or device, and may be of the length of 20, 30, 40, or 60 yardes."

Editors Contribution

  1. streamer

    A type of light that streams.

    The Aurora is a type of light streamer.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 14, 2019  

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Anagrams for streamer »

  1. masterer

  2. remaster

  3. restream

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of streamer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of streamer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of streamer in a Sentence

  1. Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas:

    We went around town to everyone thinking we had this beautifully written script with such layered characters, beautifully layered characters, all of them, and a director sizzle reel that really showed you what Lorene wanted to do, we went everywhere. We went to every major studio, we went to every streamer. We put it on our backs. We danced and we hustled.

  2. William Swann:

    ( You're) creating this ecosystem that doesn't just run as a one or two-month media blitz when you're launching a product, you now have something on a streamer that they can... remind consumers about for 10 years.

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