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noun [countable] streak pronunciation in American English /strik/
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pluralstreaks
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  1. 1
    a line or long mark on something that is a different color than the color surrounding it
    The bird can be recognized by the dark streaks on its breast.
    streak of: a streak of lightning (=a long line of lightning)
  2. 2
    a part of someones character, or a type of behavior that is different from the rest of their character
    The child has a stubborn streak.
    streak of: There may be a streak of insanity in the family.

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