- Rhymes: -iːmə(ɹ)
streamer (plural streamers)
- A long, narrow flag, or piece of material used or seen as a decoration.
- Brave Rupert from afar appears, / Whose waving streamers the glad general knows.
- 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 5, The Younger Set:
- Breezes blowing from beds of iris quickened her breath with their perfume ; she saw the tufted lilacs sway in the wind, and the streamers of rose-tinted wistaria swinging, all a-glisten with golden bees ; … .
- Strips of paper or other material used as confetti.
- A newspaper headline that runs across the entire page.
- (computing) A data storage system, mainly used to produce backups, in which large quantities of data are transferred to a continuously moving tape.
- (fishing) In fly fishing, a variety of wet fly designed to mimic a minnow.
- (mining) One who searches for stream tin.
- A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis.
- James Lowell
- While overhead the North's dumb streamers shoot.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Macaulay to this entry?)
- James Lowell
newspaper headline that runs across the entire page
data storage system
variety of wet fly in fly fishing
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