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streaming

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noun stream·ing \ˈstrē-miŋ\

Definition of streaming

  1. 1 :  the act, the process, or an instance of streaming data (see 2stream transitive 3) or of accessing data that is being streamed … among the hundreds whose presentations are freely available for streaming on the conference website. — Joanne McNeil Streaming is preferable for sites that feature live broadcasts (e.g. live speeches and keynote addresses), in which case downloading files is not an option. — Neo Mai and Ken Neo T. K.

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of flowing; specifically :  cyclosis

  3. 3 British :  tracking

First Known Use of streaming

14th century


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streaming

adjective stream·ing

Definition of streaming

  1. :  relating to or being the transfer of data (such as audio or video material) in a continuous stream especially for immediate processing or playback

First Known Use of streaming

1980


STREAMING Defined for English Language Learners

streaming

adjective

Definition of streaming for English Language Learners

  • computers : playing continuously as data is sent to a computer over the Internet


Medical Dictionary

streaming

play
noun stream·ing \ˈstrē-miŋ\

Medical Definition of streaming

  1. :  an act or instance of flowing; specifically :  cyclosis



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