streamlet

noun
stream·​let | \ ˈstrēm-lət How to pronounce streamlet (audio) \

Definition of streamlet

: a small stream

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Examples of streamlet in a Sentence

the raging brook of last spring is a mere streamlet now that it's July
Recent Examples on the Web The water vapor signal in that band, though, is small, like a streamlet. Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, "Could your next cell phone wreck our weather forecasts?," 26 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of streamlet

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of streamlet was circa 1552

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12 Dec 2019

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“Streamlet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/streamlet. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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