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Meaning of DOWNSTREAM

Pronunciation:  'dawn'streem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  away from the source or with the current
  2. [adj]  in the direction of a stream's current
 

DOWNSTREAM is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: downriver
 
 Antonyms: upriver, upstream, upstream
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Down"stream`\, adv.
Down the stream; as, floating downstream.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

upstream

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any area away from a gene, but on the same strand of DNA, that is located past the gene if one moves along the strand in a 5'-3' direction (the normal direction of transcription and leading strand replication).
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: The region extending in a 3' direction from a gene.
 

 

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