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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To float with the stream (0.01090 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To float with the stream Stream \Stream\ (str[=e]m), n. [AS. stre['a]m; akin to OFries. str[=a]m, OS. str[=o]m, D. stroom, G. strom, OHG. stroum, str[=u]m, Dan. & Sw. str["o]m, Icel. straumr, Ir. sroth, Lith. srove, Russ. struia, Gr. "ry`sis a flowing, "rei^n to flow, Skr. sru. [root]174. Cf. Catarrh, Diarrhea, Rheum, Rhythm.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A beam or ray of light. “Sun streams.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything issuing or moving with continued succession of parts; as, a stream of words; a stream of sand. “The stream of beneficence.” --Atterbury. “The stream of emigration.” --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. A continued current or course; as, a stream of weather. “The very stream of his life.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Current; drift; tendency; series of tending or moving causes; as, the stream of opinions or manners. [1913 Webster] 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. Stream tin, particles or masses of tin ore found in alluvial ground; -- so called because a stream of water is the principal agent used in separating the ore from the sand and gravel. Stream works (Cornish Mining), a place where an alluvial deposit of tin ore is worked. --Ure. To float with the stream, figuratively, to drift with the current of opinion, custom, etc., so as not to oppose or check it. [1913 Webster] Syn: Current; flow; rush; tide; course. Usage: Stream, Current. These words are often properly interchangeable; but stream is the broader word, denoting a prevailing onward course. The stream of the Mississippi rolls steadily on to the Gulf of Mexico, but there are reflex currents in it which run for a while in a contrary direction. [1913 Webster]

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