Meaning of STREAK in English


n. 1 stripe, striation, strip, stroke, bar, band, line, mark, smear, slash, dash, touch, daub, fleck, trace; vein, layer, seam, stratum The male bird is marked with a streak of bright reddish-orange on its throat A red streak marks the iron deposit. 2 flash, bolt I saw the dark figure in the light from a streak of lightning 3 spell, spate, period, stretch, run They were celebrating their streak of good luck at the roulette table

v. 4 stripe, striate, line, bar, mark, smear, daub, slash Dawn was beginning to streak the sky when she left the party 5 race, run, rush, dash, sprint, dart, hurtle, fly, scoot, speed, hasten, hurry, tear, whistle, zip, zoom, Colloq whiz or whizz The gang streaked through the village on their motor cycles and were gone

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.