downstream

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From down- +‎ stream.

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downstream (not comparable)

  1. Lower down, in relation to a river, stream or flow of fluid
    She lives downstream from the dam.
  2. (computing) In the direction from the server to the client.
  3. (biology) Towards the 3' end of a DNA molecule.
  4. (metaphoric) Influenced by something; being a consequence of something.
    • 2018, David Brody, Scott Lamb, The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography, →ISBN:
      We're a couple of conservative Christians who believe that politics is downstream from culture.

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downstream (not comparable)

  1. Following the path of a river or stream
    We spent the day paddling downstream in our canoes.

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downstream (third-person singular simple present downstreams, present participle downstreaming, simple past and past participle downstreamed)

  1. To stream downward.