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A current of water. Any water course, including a river, brook, channel, etc. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream.


 - n. A current of water or other fluid; a liquid flowing continuously in a line or course, either on the earth, as a river, brook, etc., or from a vessel, reservoir, or fountain; specifically, any course of running water; as, many streams are blended in the Mississippi; gas and steam came from the earth in streams; a stream of molten lead from a furnace; a stream of lava from a volcano. A beam or ray of light. Anything issuing or moving with continued succession of parts; as, a stream of words; a stream of sand. A continued current or course; as, a stream of weather. Current; drift; tendency; series of tending or moving causes; as, the stream of opinions or manners. Gulf stream. See under Gulf.


 - Stream anchor, Stream cable. (Naut.) See under Anchor, and Cable.


 - Stream ice, blocks of ice floating in a mass together in some definite direction.

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