Associations to the word «Streak»


STREAK, noun. An irregular line left from smearing or motion.
STREAK, noun. A continuous series of like events.
STREAK, noun. The color of the powder of a mineral. So called, because a simple field test for a mineral is to streak it against unglazed white porcelain.
STREAK, noun. A moth of the family Geometridae Chesias legatella.
STREAK, noun. A tendency or characteristic, but not a dominant or pervasive one.
STREAK, noun. (shipbuilding) A strake.
STREAK, noun. A rung or round of a ladder.
STREAK, verb. (intransitive) To have or obtain streaks.
STREAK, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To run naked in public. (Contrast flash.)
STREAK, verb. (transitive) To create streaks.
STREAK, verb. (transitive) To move very swiftly.
STREAK, verb. (obsolete) (UK) (Scotland) To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
STREAK CAMERA, noun. An instrument for measuring the variation in a pulse of light's intensity over time.
STREAK CAMERAS, noun. Plural of streak camera
STREAK IT, verb. (slang) (dated) To run very fast.
STREAK OF GOOD LUCK, noun. (idiomatic) A series of lucky events.

Dictionary definition

STREAK, noun. An unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies".
STREAK, noun. A distinctive characteristic; "he has a stubborn streak"; "a streak of wildness".
STREAK, noun. A narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave".
STREAK, noun. A sudden flash (as of lightning).
STREAK, verb. Move quickly in a straight line; "The plane streaked across the sky".
STREAK, verb. Run naked in a public place.
STREAK, verb. Mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained.

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery