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Definition of 'streak'


  1. an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
       Synonyms: run
  2. a distinctive characteristic; "he has a stubborn streak"; "a streak of wildness"
  3. a marking of a different color or texture from the background
       Synonyms: stripe
  4. a sudden flash (as of lightning)


  1. move quickly in a straight line; "The plane streaked across the sky"
  2. run naked in a public place
  3. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
       Synonyms: mottle blotch

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