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Meaning of STREAMER

Pronunciation:  'streemur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  long strip of cloth for decoration or advertising
  2. [n]  a long flag; often tapering
  3. [n]  a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
  4. [n]  light that streams; "streamers of flames"
 

STREAMER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: banner, banner, pennant, pennon, waft
 
 See Also: aurora, flag, headline, light, newspaper headline, pennoncel, pennoncelle, penoncel, visible light, visible radiation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stream"er\, n.
1. An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind;
   specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag.

         Brave Rupert from afar appears, Whose waving
         streamers the glad general knows.     --Dryden.

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.

 

 

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