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Definition of Streaks
StreakStreak Streak, v. t. [Cf. Stretch, Streek.]
To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
[Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] StreakStreak Streak, n. [OE. streke; akin to D. streek a line,
stroke, G. strich, AS. strica, Sw. strek, Dan. streg, Goth.
stricks, and E. strike, stroke. See Strike, Stroke, n.,
and cf. Strake.]
1. A line or long mark of a different color from the ground;
a stripe; a vein.
What mean those colored streaks in heaven? --Milton.
2. (Shipbuilding) A strake.
3. (Min.) 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.
4. The rung or round of a ladder. [Obs.] StreakStreak Streak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Streaked; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to
variegate with lines of a different color, or of different
A mule . . . streaked and dappled with white and
Now streaked and glowing with the morning red.
2. With it as an object: To run swiftly. [Colloq.]
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