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streaks

noun
plural of streak

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a line or long narrow section differing in color from the background
  • the flower has white petals with red streaks

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2 a very small amount
  • there's just a streak of stubbornness in that child

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streaks

verb
present tense third-person singular of streak

Synonyms of streaks (Entry 2 of 2)

to make stripes on
  • light from the setting sun streaked the clouds in brilliant bands of pink and orange

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“Streaks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/streaks. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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