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Meaning of "streak" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STREAK

Old English strica, related to Old Frisian strike, Old High German strih, Norwegian, Swedish strika.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STREAK

streak  [striːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STREAK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Streak is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb streak in English.

WHAT DOES STREAK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Streak

Streak or streaking may refer to: ▪ Streaking, running naked in a public place ▪ Streaking, a method of purifying micro-organisms ▪ Streak, the color left by a mineral dragged across a rough surface ▪ Streak, in the family Geometridae ▪ Streak, a 2008 film ▪ Winning streak, consecutive wins in sport or gambling ▪ Losing streak ▪ Iron man, an athlete of unusual physical endurance ▪ Dell Streak, tablet computer by Dell ▪ Streak camera, device to measure short optical pulses ▪ "The Streak", a 1974 record by Ray Stevens ▪ Archenteron, an indentation on a blastula ▪ Heath Streak, former Zimbabwe cricket team captain ▪ Streak late 1940s single engine civilian aircraft ▪ Streak is a private American company founded in 2011 and based in San Francisco, California ▪ Streak is a group of tigers. → see List of collective names for a group of animals...

Definition of streak in the English dictionary

The first definition of streak in the dictionary is a long thin mark, stripe, or trace of some contrasting colour. Other definition of streak is a sudden flash. Streak is also an element or trace, as of some quality or characteristic.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO STREAK

PRESENT

Present
I streak
you streak
he/she/it streaks
we streak
you streak
they streak
Present continuous
I am streaking
you are streaking
he/she/it is streaking
we are streaking
you are streaking
they are streaking
Present perfect
I have streaked
you have streaked
he/she/it has streaked
we have streaked
you have streaked
they have streaked
Present perfect continuous
I have been streaking
you have been streaking
he/she/it has been streaking
we have been streaking
you have been streaking
they have been streaking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I streaked
you streaked
he/she/it streaked
we streaked
you streaked
they streaked
Past continuous
I was streaking
you were streaking
he/she/it was streaking
we were streaking
you were streaking
they were streaking
Past perfect
I had streaked
you had streaked
he/she/it had streaked
we had streaked
you had streaked
they had streaked
Past perfect continuous
I had been streaking
you had been streaking
he/she/it had been streaking
we had been streaking
you had been streaking
they had been streaking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will streak
you will streak
he/she/it will streak
we will streak
you will streak
they will streak
Future continuous
I will be streaking
you will be streaking
he/she/it will be streaking
we will be streaking
you will be streaking
they will be streaking
Future perfect
I will have streaked
you will have streaked
he/she/it will have streaked
we will have streaked
you will have streaked
they will have streaked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been streaking
you will have been streaking
he/she/it will have been streaking
we will have been streaking
you will have been streaking
they will have been streaking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would streak
you would streak
he/she/it would streak
we would streak
you would streak
they would streak
Conditional continuous
I would be streaking
you would be streaking
he/she/it would be streaking
we would be streaking
you would be streaking
they would be streaking
Conditional perfect
I would have streak
you would have streak
he/she/it would have streak
we would have streak
you would have streak
they would have streak
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been streaking
you would have been streaking
he/she/it would have been streaking
we would have been streaking
you would have been streaking
they would have been streaking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you streak
we let´s streak
you streak
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to streak
Past participle
streaked
Present Participle
streaking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STREAK


bestreak
bɪˈstriːk
creak
kriːk
creek
kriːk
ecofreak
ˈiːkəʊˌfriːk
fenugreek
ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk
freak
friːk
Greek
ɡriːk
hairstreak
ˈhɛəˌstriːk
lapstreak
ˈlæpˌstriːk
perique
pəˈriːk
phreak
friːk
redstreak
ˈredˌstriːk
reek
riːk
Reg.
riːk
screak
skriːk
shriek
ʃriːk
speedfreak
ˈspiːdˌfriːk
tughrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
tugrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
wreak
riːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STREAK

strayving
streak lightning
streaked
streaked gurnard
streaker
streakier
streakiest
streakily
streakiness
streaking
streaklike
streaky
streaky bacon
stream
stream feed
stream of consciousness
streambed
streamer
streamier
streamiest

WORDS THAT END LIKE STREAK

break
city break
coffee break
daybreak
heartbreak
jailbreak
Jesus freak
losing streak
lucky break
lunch break
make or break
make-or-break
mini-break
newsbreak
outbreak
price break
service break
tax break
tie-break
yellow streak

Synonyms and antonyms of streak in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STREAK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «streak» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of streak
band · dart · dash · daub · element · flash · fleck · fly · hurtle · layer · line · slash · smear · speed · sprint · strain · striate · strip · stripe · stroke · sweep · tear · touch · trace · vein · whistle · whizz · zoom

Translation of «streak» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STREAK

Find out the translation of streak to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of streak from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «streak» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

条纹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

veta
570 millions of speakers

English

streak
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लकीर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

серия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

listra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

raie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Coretan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Streifen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 줄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Garis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nết
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாதனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्ट्रिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

meç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

striscia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

smuga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

серія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Streak
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ράβδωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

streep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

strimma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

streak
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of streak

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STREAK»

The term «streak» is very widely used and occupies the 13.031 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STREAK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «streak» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «streak» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about streak

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10 QUOTES WITH «STREAK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word streak.
1
Lucy Alibar
If you have a perfectionist streak - and who doesn't? - running can kill the perfectionist inside you.
2
Peter Andre
So many people know about the dangers of sunbeds but when you have a busy active lifestyle you need a product that you can use quickly and doesn't streak or leave you with orange hands.
3
Alexis Arguello
I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.
4
George Best
I was born with a great gift, and sometimes with that comes a destructive streak.
5
Madhur Bhandarkar
I am an emotional and fragile person. I observe life, I am perceptive and can read a person's body language. I have a strong journalistic streak in me, and had I not been a filmmaker, I would have become a film journalist. I have combined my perceptive and journalistic traits to create my own brand of cinema.
6
Chadwick Boseman
I know that baseball players have certain rituals or habits that they develop, because sometimes it becomes somewhat superstitious if they get on a streak and want to do the same thing over and over again.
7
Hector Elizondo
I work with Garry no matter what. What I wanted to keep going was the streak.
8
Tom Folsom
I always wanted to do a Hollywood story. The thing about actors, though, is that they go through a streak of roles.
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Tom Folsom
I always wanted to do a Hollywood story. The thing about actors, though, is that they go through a streak of roles. The question is, what's in between?
10
Mark Frost
I've always had an idealistic streak about storytelling in that I believe we owe more to audiences than repeatedly bludgeoning them over the head while stealing their lunch money. We owe them inspiration. That's why I'm more interested now in creating new heroes than hooking up jumper cables to old ones.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STREAK»

Discover the use of streak in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to streak and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Streak: Joe Dimaggio and the Summer Of '41
Streak vividly and poignantly tells the story of "Joltin' Joe" DiMaggio's legendary fifty-six-game hitting streak and the last golden summer of baseball before America was engulfed by the maelstrom of the Second World War.
Michael Seidel, 2002
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Blue Streak: Inside Jetblue, the Upstart That Rocked an Industry
Describes the evolution of JetBlue from an upstart underdog into a revolutionary company that has transformed the aviation business, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the company's unusual corporate culture, its leadership and management ...
Barbara Sturken Peterson, 2006
3
Rotating Mirror Streak and Framing Cameras
A large number of rotating mirror cameras have been manufactured in the last several decades to cover a range of recording demands often near the limits of the rotating mirror's burst speed.
Eugene A. Igel, Magne Kristiansen, 1997
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Blue Streak: The Highs, Lows and Behind the Scenes Hijinks ...
Dan Wiederer, who covered the team as a reporter with The Fayetteville Observer, provides an insider's view of an unforgettable season that included ups, downs, twists, and turns.
Dan Wiederer, 2010
5
Lucky Streak (Mills & Boon M&B)
Carly Phillips. Lucky Streak INTRODUCTION IN THE LATEnineteenth century, in the small village of Lucky Streak.
Carly Phillips, 2011
6
September Streak: The 1935 Chicago Cubs Chase the Pennant
This book chronicles the Cubs' 1935 season and the many on- and off-field events that impacted the game for years to come: Fans who had once turned to baseball for heroes and men of character now laughed at players' uncouth antics and fun ...
Doug Feldmann, 2003
7
The Streak
In the process he rediscovers the joy of baseball and begins to find happiness off the field. The Streak isnt just a baseball novel, rather a study of one mans struggle to regain a life that didnt turn out as planned.
Bill Chastain, 2002
8
Blue Streak: Swearing, Free Speech, and Sexual Harassment
A look at censorship and language traces the origins, history, and implications of common swear words; the role of obscenity in social, personal, and theological conversation and literature; and language regulations and political ...
Richard Dooling, 1996
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Banana Streak Virus: A Unique Virus-Musa Interaction? : ...
Foreword; Recommendations from the meeting; Report of the meeting; Contributions; Apppendices; Acronyms and abbreviations.
E. A. Frison, Suzanne L. Sharrock, 1998
10
Hot Streak
Then, one day he appeared-more glamorous, wealthy, and irresistible than she ever remembered, Now she was ready to embrace his world...his passions...His fast-paced lifestyle.... From the Paperback edition.
Susan Johnson, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STREAK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term streak is used in the context of the following news items.
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Brewers extend winning streak to eight games with 6-1 victory over …
CINCINNATI — Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 ... «fox6now.com, Jul 15»
2
Kings' eight-game winning streak ends in 1-0 loss to Senators
It ended the Kings' eight-game winning streak (one short of the club record), which had been the longest active run in the league, and this was the first victory by ... «Los Angeles Times, Feb 15»
3
Pacers overcome Kyrie Irving's 29 points, snap Cavs' 12-game streak
Instead, he put his Pacers in position to end the Cavaliers' winning streak. C.J. Miles scored 26 points, Hill converted a key four-point play and the Indiana ... «ESPN, Feb 15»
4
The night the Hawks' streak died
NEW ORLEANS -- It's a common trope of game stories to focus on a moment or a key sequence that turns the tide, establishes momentum and ties everything up ... «SB Nation, Feb 15»
5
Warriors' 16-game win streak ends in Memphis
MEMPHIS — All good things must come to an end. For the Warriors, the ending to their franchise-best, 16-game winning streak came Tuesday night with a ... «SFGate, Dec 14»
6
Nationals win streak ends with a thud in 10-3 loss to the Giants
The stitches ran down the left side of Doug Fister's neck. He insisted he never thought of them, or why they were required, as he fought Friday night to find his ... «Washington Post, Aug 14»
7
Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ends at 41 innings
Chase Headley snapped Kershaw's streak at 41 innings with a tying homer in the sixth, but the two-time Cy Young Award winner finished with a three-hitter and ... «ESPN, Jul 14»
8
Nolan Arenado extends streak to 27
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado has tied the team record with a 27-game hitting streak in a 9-2 win over the Texas ... «ESPN, May 14»
9
Why Kevin Durant's streak of topping 25 points per game matters
The NBA and its statistics have an odd relationship. Few fans of the league could rattle off the number behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all-time points record. «Yahoo Sports, Apr 14»
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76ers snap 26-game losing streak, thrash Pistons
"I've never gone into a room and talked about, 'Oh we better get out of the streak.' We've talked about let's bang out great days, they'll add up. I am pleased that ... «USA TODAY, Mar 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Streak [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/streak>. Jul 2019 ».
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