streak

  1. an unbroken series of events
  2. a distinctive characteristic
  3. a marking of a different color or texture from the background
  4. a sudden flash (as of lightning)

Streak

nickname for A4 class steam locomotive
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streak

long thin move very fast 
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streak

color or appearance of a powder (etc.); it is usually observed after a mineral or other material is drawn across a plate of unglazed white porcelain or a touchstone (see in JASPER entry).
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streak

[n] - an unbroken series of events 2. [n] - a sudden flash (as of lightning) 3. [n] - a distinctive characteristic 4. [v] - move quickly in a straight line 5. [v] - run naked in a public place
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Streak

Streak is a good indicator in identifying minerals. Streak refers to minerals in their powdered form. The streak of a mineral will be consistent, regardless of colour variation in various specimens. A streak can be obtained by scraping with a penknife, or a piece of unglazed porcelain. For more details see the Fact File page.
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Streak

Streak transitive verb [ Confer Stretch , Streek .] To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
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Streak

Streak noun [ Middle English streke ; akin to Dutch streek a line, stroke, German strich , Anglo-Saxon strica , Swedish strek , Danish streg , Goth. stricks , and English strike , stroke . See Strike , Stroke ,
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Streak

Streak transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Streaked ; present participle & verbal noun Streaking .] 1. To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors. ...
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streak

1. A line or long mark of a different colour from the ground; a stripe; a vein. 'What mean those coloured streaks in heaven?' (Milton) ... 2. A strake. ... 3. <chemical> The fine powder or mark yielded by a mineral when scratched or rubbed against a harder surface, the colour of which is sometimes a distinguishing character. ... 4. The rung o...
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streak

run noun an unbroken series of events; `had a streak of bad luck`; `Nicklaus had a run of birdies`
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streak

(strēk) a line, stria, or stripe. angioid streaks red to black irregular bands in the ocular fundus running outward from the optic disk. primitive streak a faint white trace at the caudal end of the embryonic disc, formed by movement of cells at the on...
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Streak

• (n.) The rung or round of a ladder. • (n.) The fine powder or mark yielded by a mineral when scratched or rubbed against a harder surface, the color of which is sometimes a distinguishing character. • (v. t.) To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors. •...
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streak

the colour of a mineral in its powdered form. It is usually obtained by rubbing the mineral on a hard, white surface, such as a tile of unglazed ...
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streak

change in gloss and/or colouring, whereby the width of the area involved is relatively small with respect to its length NOTE - See figure 806-18.
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Streak

Streak is slang for a rapid move, a journey made at a fast rate.
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Streak

Streak refers to the colour of the powder produced when a mineral is rubbed over the surface of a piece of unglazed, white porcelain.
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streak

Type: Term Pronunciation: strēk Definitions: 1. A line, stria, or stripe, especially one that is indistinct or evanescent.
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Streak

The color of a mineral in the powdered form.
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Streak

A streak is when the game has taken in a lot of money and hasn't paid out so it is below its required payout percentage and is due to payout a large amount of money to balance things out.
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Streak

[mineralogy] The streak (also called `powder color`) of a mineral is the color of the powder produced when it is dragged across an unweathered surface. Unlike the apparent color of a mineral, which for most minerals can vary considerably, the trail of finely ground powder generally has a more consistent characteristic color, and is thus an ...
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streak

a narrow long mark extending more than half the distance along the width or length of the wing.
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Streak

The color which a mineral displays when it has been ground to a fine powder.
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streak

The color of a mineral in its powdered form. This color is usually determined by rubbing the mineral against an unglazed porcelain slab and observing the mark made by it on the slab.
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streak

The color of a mineral in its powdered form, usually obtained by rubbing the mineral against an unglazed porcelain tile to see the mark it makes. A mineral harder than the tile must be pulverized by crushing.
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22327
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