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an act or instance of flowing.
Also called protoplasmic streaming. Biology. rapid flowing of cytoplasm within a cell; cyclosis.
Digital Technology. a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and processed in a steady stream: live streaming video.

1350–1400; Middle English streming. See stream, -ing1

streamingly, adverb
unstreaming, adjective
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O.E. stream "a course of water," from P.Gmc. *straumaz (cf. O.S. strom, O.N. straumr, Dan. strøm, Swed. ström, Norw. straum, O.Fris. stram, Du. stroom, O.H.G. stroum, Ger. Strom "current, river"), from PIE base *sreu- "flow" (see rheum). Meaning "current in the
sea" (e.g. Gulf Stream) is recorded from late 14c. The verb is attested from early 13c. Streamer "flag that streams in the air" is recorded from late 13c. Stream of consciousness in lit crit first recorded 1931, originally in psychology (1855).
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streaming stream·ing (strē'mĭng)
Streaming movement.

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streaming   (strē'mĭng)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to information that is transmitted in real time over the Internet, instead of being sent first as a file and then opened after it has been downloaded.
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