Associations to the word «Downstream»


DOWNSTREAM, adjective. Lower down, in relation to a river or stream
DOWNSTREAM, adjective. (computing) in the direction from the server to the client
DOWNSTREAM, adjective. (biology) towards the 3' end of a DNA molecule
DOWNSTREAM, adverb. Following the path of a river or stream

Dictionary definition

DOWNSTREAM, adverb. Away from the source or with the current.
DOWNSTREAM, adjective. In the direction of a stream's current.

Wise words

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