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Streak


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1 : a long, thin mark that is a different color from its background

He left streaks where he wiped the glass.

The miners had streaks of coal dust on their faces.


2 : a quality that is noticeable especially because it is different from a person's other qualities — usually singular

a streak of stubbornness = a stubborn streak

She has an adventurous/competitive streak in her.

He has a mean streak.
  [=a tendency to be mean]

3 : a period of repeated success or failure

a lucky streak

a streak of 11 straight victories

a winning/losing streak
 [=a series of wins/losses]

The team has recently been on a hot streak.  [=the team has been winning a lot of games recently]

4 : a long, narrow area or flash of light

a streak of lightning/light


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