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- Rhymes: -iːmɪŋ
- Present participle of stream.
- that streams
- (computing) The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.
- (UK, education) Division of classes into academic streams.
2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
- Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.
- streaming data
- streaming encoder
- streaming media
- streaming movement
- streaming radio
- streaming server
- streaming tape
- streaming video
- streaming XML