It turned our streams and rivers into cataracts that took out 500 miles of state highway.
But who cleans lakes and streams and rivers and makes them fishable and swimmable again?
All he wanted, he said, was “to be able to walk around the valleys and little hills and streams where I grew up.”
Old English stream "a course of water," from Proto-Germanic *straumaz (cf. Old Saxon strom, Old Norse straumr, Danish strøm, Swedish ström, Norwegian straum, Old Frisian stram, Dutch stroom, Old High German stroum, German Strom "current, river"), from PIE root *sreu- "flow" (see rheum). Meaning "current in the sea" (e.g. Gulf Stream) is recorded from late 14c. Stream of consciousness in lit crit first recorded 1931, originally in psychology (1855).
early 13c., from stream (n.). Related: Streamed; streaming.