What does streaming mean?

Definitions for streaming
ˈstri mɪŋstream·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cyclosis, streamingadjective

    the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell

  2. streamingadjective

    exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts

    "his streaming face"; "her streaming eyes"

  3. streamingadjective

    (computer science) using or relating to a form of continuous tape transport; used mainly to provide backup storage of unedited data

    "streaming audio"; "streaming video recording"


  1. Streamingnoun

    (Biol.) the rapid flow of cytoplasm within a cell; -- called also protoplasmic streaming.


  1. streamingnoun

    The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.

  2. streamingnoun

    Division of classes into academic streams.

  3. streamingadjective

    that streams

Webster Dictionary

  1. Streaming

    of Stream

  2. Streamingadjective

    sending forth streams

  3. Streamingnoun

    the act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams

  4. Streamingnoun

    the reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin

Editors Contribution

  1. streamingverb

    Verb form of the word stream.

    The live streaming of the performance was efficient and effective.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

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Anagrams for streaming »

  1. mastering

  2. Germanist

  3. remasting

  4. emigrants

  5. man-tigers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of streaming in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of streaming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of streaming in a Sentence

  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    We wake up, breathe, live life, often against our wishes and our better judgement. We console ourselves by telling ourselves this is no fault of our own but that doesn’t take away the reality of the pain, the streaming dreams, the utter shock of life, the shattered pieces of survival.

  2. Colin Gillis:

    While Apple Music may introduce a bigger roster of original content than Amazon and Netflix during their respective launches, the streaming market has arguably already reached a level [ of ] saturation and consumer fatigue in the United States, apple Music is late to the party.

  3. Heather MacDonald:

    The protesters surrounded all the doors to the Atheneum where I was supposed to speak, so none of the students who had signed up to attend my lecture could get in, i was hustled from my guest suite by several police officers from Claremont PD into the lecture hall. It was decided that I would give the speech for live streaming to a largely empty hall. The organizers moved the podium so that it would not be visible through the windows to the students surrounding the building once night fell. We jumpstarted the timing of my talk as the crowd seemed to be getting more unruly.

  4. David Portalatin:

    The smart phone has been attached to them probably since they were kids, that brings along with it all kinds of what we call' committed consumption,' whether that's streaming services, or gaming, or other things that you've already committed a certain monthly amount of your budget to.

  5. Bernie McTernan:

    We did a streaming video survey, and a substantial amount of respondents indicated that they would cancel Netflix( NFLX) or reduce the number of months that they subscribed to Netflix given a one or two dollar price increase.

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