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Definition of Streak

Streak

  1. To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
  2. A line or long mark of a different color from the ground; a stripe; a vein.
  3. A strake.
  4. 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.
  5. The rung or round of a ladder.
  6. To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors.
  7. With it as an object: To run swiftly.

Streak Quotations

To be a good actor, you have to be very smart. But to be a great actor, you also have to have a streak of, 'I'm an idiot, a complete lunatic.'
Lena Olin

I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
Betty Ford

I must have got my detailed, obsessive streak from my father, who was an English teacher, because my mother wasn't like me at all.
Barbra Streisand

Almost everyone's instinct is to be overconfident and read way too much into a hot or cold streak.
Nate Silver

To be an effective leader, you have to have a manipulative streak - you have to figure out the people working for you and give each tasks that will take advantage of his strength.
Norman Schwarzkopf
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Streak Translations

streak in Dutch is schreef, haal, schrap, streek, streep
streak in French is bigarrent, bigarrons, bigarrez, bigarrer
streak in German is Streifen
streak in Latin is virga
streak in Portuguese is raia
streak in Swedish is strimma, drag
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