streaming

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English stremyng, stremynge, stremande, equivalent to stream +‎ -ing.

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streaming

  1. present participle of stream

Adjective[edit]

streaming (comparative more streaming, superlative most streaming)

  1. flowing or moving in continuous succession, like fluid in a stream
  2. relating to or being the transfer of data (such as audio or video material) in a continuous stream especially for immediate processing or playback

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English stremynge, equivalent to stream +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

streaming (usually uncountable, plural streamings)

  1. movement as a stream
  2. (computing) The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.
  3. (Britain, education) Division of classes into academic streams.
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, in 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.
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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

streaming m (plural streamings)

  1. streaming

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

streaming m (plural streamings)

  1. streaming