AskDefine | Define streaming

Dictionary Definition

streaming adj
1 exuding a bodily fluid in profuse amounts; "his streaming face"; "her streaming eyes"
2 moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the concert hall" [syn: flowing]
3 (of liquids) moving freely; "a flowing brook" [syn: flowing] n : the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell [syn: cyclosis]

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Verb form

  1. present participle of stream


  1. that streams


  1. the transmission of digital audio or video, or the listening and viewing of such data without first storing it


Extensive Definition

A stream is a moving body of water, such as a creek or a river.
Stream may also refer to:
Streaming may refer to:
  • Streaming (education), grouping students of similar academic ability
  • Streaming media, multimedia data transferred in a stream of packets that are interpreted and rendered, in real time, by a software application as the packets arrive.
  • Dynamic data, data that is asynchronously changed as further updates to information become available.
  • Cyclosis, protoplasmic streaming within a cell.

See also

streaming in German: Streaming
streaming in French: Stream
streaming in Italian: Stream
streaming in Japanese: ストリーム
streaming in Kazakh: Ағын
streaming in Korean: 스트림
streaming in Russian: Поток
streaming in Ukrainian: Потік

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