streamer

noun stream·er \ ˈstrē-mər \

Definition of streamer

1 a : a flag that streams in the wind; especially : pennant
b : any long narrow wavy strip resembling or suggesting a banner floating in the wind
c : banner 2
2 a : a long extension of the solar corona visible only during a total solar eclipse
b streamers plural : aurora borealis

Examples of streamer in a Sentence

  1. streamers in the team's colors hung from the top of the stadium

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First Known Use of streamer

13th century


STREAMER Defined for English Language Learners

streamer

noun

Definition of streamer for English Language Learners

  • : a long, narrow piece of colored paper or plastic that is used as a decoration

  • : a long, narrow flag


STREAMER Defined for Kids

streamer

noun stream·er \ ˈstrē-mər \

Definition of streamer for Students

1 : a flag that floats or moves in the wind : pennant
2 : a long narrow strip (as of ribbon or paper) that is often hung for decoration
3 streamers plural : aurora borealis


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