A natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth.
light of day,
light of heaven; ... show more
Dutch: beek, stroom, waterloop
Polish: ciek wodny
Dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas:
— Two streams of development run through American history.
— Stream of consciousness.
synonyms: current, flow.
stir; ... show more
breath of air;
breeze, ... show more
jet d'eau [Fr.];
water fall; ... show more
The act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression.
Dutch: doorstroming, stroming, stroom
Something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously:
— A stream of people emptied from the terminal.
A steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes):
— The raft floated downstream on the current.
— He felt a stream of air.
— The hose ejected a stream of water.
Dutch: stroming, stroom, vloed
Polish: bieg, nurt
To extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind.
be in motion
hover round, ... show more
blow great guns,
blow a hurricane
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Move in large numbers.
synonyms: pour, pullulate, swarm, teem.
[be or come together],
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one's fill, ... show more
synonyms: pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs.
plash, ... show more
Dutch: gieten, pijpenstelen regenen
Flow freely and abundantly:
— Tears streamed down her face.
synonym: well out.
Moby thesaurus: Brownian movement, X ray, Zeitgeist, abound, abundance, actinic ray, actinism, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air current, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, angular motion, appear, arise, ascend, ascending ... show more.
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