Definition of 'streak'
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It gives you instant colour with no streaks or stains. The Sun (2012)Should we expect another hot streak of form? The Sun (2015)We are definitely on a lucky streak. The Sun (2015)The large flowers have five notched pink petals with dark purple streaks on them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has a pink streak in her hair along her parting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How many streaks of lightning in each burst? A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)My quick tongue and little mean streak kept them slightly fearful. Christianity Today (2000)It has been said that the figures reflect streaks of form rather than consistency. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The policemen noticed streaks of dried blood on the frame and skirting boards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This shows that a manager has had a couple of lucky streaks but cannot produce consistently good performance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Take random sections from the bottom layer of your hair and apply the colour in streaks or just at the tips. The Sun (2013)Then panic streaks across her face. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The soil is streaked with red. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Still, he is on something of a streak. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When we turned for home, we were able to streak away a little. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perspective Woods has more important thoughts than continuing his winning streak. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was a streak of the gambler in Horton. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They circle round once or twice, then streak away into the distance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was wearing vaguely unbuttoned overalls, carrying a spanner and had oil streaks on her face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She looks utterly amazing, like a long streak of dark honey on legs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's the medical term for a white streak in your hair. The Sun (2015)As soon as he realised he'd hit a winning streak he placed as many bets as the site would allow. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'streak'
British English: streak NOUN
A streak is a long stripe or mark on a surface which contrasts with the surface because it is a different colour.
There are these dark streaks on the surface of the moon.
Definition of streak from the Collins English Dictionary
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