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Another word for streak

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Noun
  1. A slight amount or indication

      1. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
      2. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
      3. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
      1. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
      2. Something uttered very softly:
      3. A secretly or surreptitiously expressed belief, rumor, or hint:
      1. A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
      2. A very small trace:
      3. An inhalation, as of air or smoke:
      1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      2. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
      3. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. To distinguish the flavor of by taking into the mouth.
      2. To eat or drink a small quantity of.
      3. To partake of, especially for the first time; experience:
      1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
      2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
      3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
      1. The act of suggesting:
      2. Something suggested:
      3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. the act of intimating
      2. a formal announcement or declaration
      3. a hint; indirect suggestion
      1. A slight indication or intimation:
      2. A brief or indirect suggestion; a tip:
      3. A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
      1. Any of the cylindrical, keratinized, often pigmented filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal.
      2. A growth of such filaments, as that forming the coat of an animal or covering the scalp of a human.
      3. A filamentous projection or bristle similar to a hair, such as a seta of an arthropod or an epidermal process of a plant.
      1. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
      2. A person's spirit or soul:
      3. A returning or haunting memory or image.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. The act or process of breathing; respiration:
      2. A single act of breathing:
      3. The air inhaled and exhaled in respiration:
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    show

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  2. An intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

      1. Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
      2. A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery:
      3. One of the strands of vascular tissue that form the conducting and supporting framework in a leaf or other expanded plant organ.
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
    See also:

    be

  3. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other

      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. A staff of attendants or followers; a retinue.
      2. A group of related things intended to be used together; a set.
      3. A set of matching furniture:
      1. The act or process of following in order or sequence.
      2. A group of people or things arranged or following in order; a sequence:
      3. The sequence in which one person after another succeeds to a title, throne, or position.
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
      1. A number of objects or events arranged or coming one after the other in succession.
      2. A set of stamps, coins, or currency issued in a particular period.
      3. A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration:
      1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
      2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      3. A related or continuous series.
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. Being such that every part of the surface or the circumference is equidistant from the center:
      2. Moving in or forming a circle.
      3. Shaped like a cylinder; cylindrical.
      1. Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
      2. A continuous series; a sequence:
      3. A series of numbers or quantities in which there is always the same relation between each quantity and the one succeeding it.
      1. A group of persons, vehicles, or objects moving along in an orderly, formal manner.
      2. The movement of such a group.
      3. Origination; emanation:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. A sequence or succession.
      2. The relation of consequent to antecedent; deduction.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
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    order

Verb
  1. To mark with a line or band, as of different color or texture

      1. To change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors.
      2. To give variety to; make varied.
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. To mark with striae or striations.
      2. Marked with striae; striped, grooved, or ridged.
      3. Consisting of a stria or striae.
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    marks

Another word for streak

Noun
  1. A band

      1. A long narrow upper section or crest:
      2. A long, narrow, elevated section of the earth's surface, such as a chain of hills or mountains or the divide between adjacent valleys.
      3. A long mountain range on the ocean floor.
      1. To remove clothing or covering from:
      2. To remove or take off (clothing or covering):
      3. To remove an exterior coating, as of paint or varnish, from:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
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    band

  2. A ray or flash of light

      1. A momentary flash of light; a sparkle:
      2. A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
      3. To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
      1. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
      2. To explode.
      3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
      1. A discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder.
      2. A flash of lightning conceived as a bolt or dart hurled from the heavens.
      3. A startling, forceful action:
      1. A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction.
      2. A transverse structural member of a ship's frame, used to support a deck and to brace the sides against stress.
      3. The breadth of a ship at the widest point.
      1. To flame up with a bright, wavering light.
      2. To burst into intense, sudden flame.
      3. To erupt or intensify suddenly:
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.
    See also:

    ray

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