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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 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

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

There's a schizoid streak within the family anyway so I dare say that I'm affected by that. The majority of the people in my family have been in some kind of mental institution, as for my brother he doesn't want to leave. He likes it very much.
David Bowie

I am an emotional and fragile person. I observe life, I am perceptive and can read a person's body language. I have a strong journalistic streak in me, and had I not been a filmmaker, I would have become a film journalist. I have combined my perceptive and journalistic traits to create my own brand of cinema.
Madhur Bhandarkar

I definitely have a real self-destructive streak.
Florence Welch
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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