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Streak Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    streak n
  1. an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies" [syn: run]
  2. a distinctive characteristic; "he has a stubborn streak"; "a streak of wildness"
  3. a marking of a different color or texture from the background [syn: stripe]
  4. a sudden flash (as of lightning) v
  5. move quickly in a straight line; "The plane streaked across the sky"
  6. run naked in a public place
  7. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained [syn: mottle, blotch]
Streak Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Streak \Streak\, v. t. [Cf. Stretch, Streek.] To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
Streak Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Streak \Streak\, n. [OE. streke; akin to D. streek a line, stroke, G. strich, AS. strica, Sw. strek, Dan. streg, Goth. stricks, and E. strike, stroke. See Strike, Stroke, n., and cf. Strake.]
  1. A line or long mark of a different color from the ground; a stripe; a vein. What mean those colored streaks in heaven? --Milton.
  2. (Shipbuilding) A strake.
  3. (Min.) The fine powder or mark yielded by a mineral when scratched or rubbed against a harder surface, the color of which is sometimes a distinguishing character.
  4. The rung or round of a ladder. [Obs.]
Streak Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Streak \Streak\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Streaked; p. pr. & vb. n. Streaking.]
  1. To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors. A mule . . . streaked and dappled with white and black. --Sandys. Now streaked and glowing with the morning red. --Prior.
  2. With it as an object: To run swiftly. [Colloq.]
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  • Streak: Streak or streaking may refer to: Streaking , running naked in a public place. Streaking (microbiology), a method of purifying micro-organisms ...
  • Winning streak (sports): In sports, a winning streak refers to a consecutive number of games won. A winning streak can be held by a team, as in baseball, football ...
  • Streaking: {{Other uses6|Streaking (microbiology)|Streak (disambiguation)}} [[File:Japanese-Streaking.jpg|thumb|250px|right|Japanese streaking]]
  • Streaking: The current record for the largest group streak was established at the University of Georgia , with 1,543 simultaneous streakers on March 7 ...
  • Streak (mineralogy): The streak (also called powder color) of a mineral is the color of the powder produced when it is dragged across an unweathered surface. ...
  • Heath Streak: Heath Hilton Streak (born March 16, 1974 in Bulawayo ) is a former Zimbabwe an cricket er. He made his Test debut in Zimbabwe's tour of ...
  • Silverstreak: According to original tech spec notes written by Bob Budiansky found at Iacon One in 2006 the original name for Bluestreak was Blue Streak. ...
  • Dell Streak: Dell Streak (previously known as the Mini 5) is a smartphone /tablet PC hybrid from Dell that uses the Android operating system . ...

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* No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk-handsome, twentytwoyearold. - Vladimir Mayakovsky


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  • UPDATE 4-Tennis-Nadal's claycourt streak ended by bold Ferrer
    Rafael Nadal's 30-match claycourt winning streak ended on Friday when the world number one was stunned 7-6(1) 6-4 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals. Sixth seed Ferrer, who had beaten Nadal on clay only once 10 years ago and was brushed aside by the muscular left-hander in the French Open final last year, relied on his de Read more on this news related to 'Streak'
  • Nadal's claycourt streak ended by bold Ferrer
    (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal's 30-match claycourt winning streak ended on Friday when the world number one was stunned 7-6(1) 6-4 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals. Sixth seed Ferrer, who had beaten Nadal on clay only once 10 years ago and was brushed aside by the muscular left-hander in the French Open final last year, reli Read more on this news related to 'Streak'
  • Durant: I wish near-record scoring streak ended
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has put together an impressive scoring streak this season, amassing 25 points or more in 41 straight games. Despite his achievements, Durant says he is looking forward to the day when the streak ends. Read more on this news related to 'Streak'

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