/ˈstrimə / (say 'streemuh)

1. something that streams.
2. a long, narrow flag or pennant.
3. a long, flowing ribbon, feather, or the like, used for ornament, as in dress.
4. a long, narrow strip of paper, usually brightly coloured, thrown in festivities, or used for decorating rooms or the like.
5. any long, narrow piece or thing, as a spray of a plant or a strip of cloud.
6. a stream of light, especially one appearing in some forms of the aurora borealis.
7. the headline which extends across the width of the newspaper, usually at the top of the first page, and often sensational.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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