|1.||physics visible streaks produced in a transparent medium as a result of variations in the medium's density leading to variations in refractive index. They can be recorded by flash photography (schlieren photography)|
|2.||streaks or platelike masses of mineral in a rock mass, that differ in texture or composition from the main mass|
|[German, plural of Schliere streak]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
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