Meaning of STREAM in English

STREAM

I.

noun

1 small river

ADJECTIVE

▪ little , small

▪ shallow

▪ clear

▪ fast-flowing , rushing

▪ bubbling

We picnicked beside a bubbling ~.

▪ trickling

▪ meandering

▪ mountain , underground

▪ salmon , trout

VERB + STREAM

▪ cross , ford

▪ pollute

STREAM + VERB

▪ flow , run , trickle

The ~ flows through a narrow valley.

STREAM + NOUN

▪ bed

PREPOSITION

▪ across a/the ~

▪ down a/the ~ , up a/the ~

▪ in a/the ~

There are small fish in the ~.

▪ on a/the ~

a leaf floating on the ~

PHRASES

▪ the edge of the ~ , the side of the ~

2 continuous flow of a liquid/gas/light

ADJECTIVE

▪ thin

▪ air , gas

▪ jet

The jet ~ in the northern hemisphere moves northward.

▪ blood (usually bloodstream )

The drug is not absorbed into the bloodstream.

VERB + STREAM

▪ emit

▪ let in

STREAM + VERB

▪ flow

A ~ of blood flowed from the wound.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

3 flow of people/vehicles/money/events

ADJECTIVE

▪ constant , continuous , endless , never-ending , steady , unending

a constant ~ of letters

Cars filed past in an endless ~.

▪ funding , income , revenue

By licensing their works, artists can create an ongoing revenue ~.

▪ audio , data , video

You can listen to the live audio ~.

VERB + STREAM

▪ generate

The computer generates a steady ~ of emails.

▪ send

▪ let loose , let out

He let loose a ~ of abuse.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

a ~ of racist abuse

We have established several different ~s of funding. ( esp. BrE )

PHRASES

▪ ~ of consciousness

the stream-of-consciousness technique in modern literature

II.

verb

Stream is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ blood , ↑ eye , ↑ light , ↑ moonlight , ↑ sunlight , ↑ sunshine

Stream is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ video

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .