1. An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind; specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag.
Brave Rupert from afar appears,Dryden.
Whose waving streamers the glad general knows.
3. A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the
aurora borealis. Macaulay.
While overhead the North's dumb streamers shoot.Lowell.
3. (Mining) A searcher for stream tin.
(Stream"ful) a. Abounding in streams, or in water. "The streamful tide." Drayton.
(Stream"i*ness) n. The state of being streamy; a trailing. R. A. Proctor.
(Stream"ing), a. Sending forth streams.
1. The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams.
2. (Mining) The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin.
(Stream"less), a. Destitute of streams, or of a stream, as a region of country, or a dry channel.
(Stream"let) n. A small stream; a rivulet; a rill.
1. Abounding with streams, or with running water; streamful.
However streamy now, adust and dry,
Denied the goddess water.
2. Resembling a stream; issuing in a stream.
His nodding helm emits a streamy ray.Pope.
(Stree) n. Straw. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Streek) v. t. To stretch; also, to lay out, as a dead body. See Streak. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. &
(Streel) v. i. [Cf. Stroll.] To trail along; to saunter or be drawn along, carelessly, swaying in a
kind of zigzag motion. [Colloq.] Thackeray.
(Streen) n. See Strene. [Obs.] Chaucer.