Definition of Streak

v. t.1.To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
n.1.A line or long mark of a different color from the ground; a stripe; a vein.
What mean those colored streaks in heaven?
- Milton.
2.(Shipbuilding) A strake.
3.(Min.) 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.
4.The rung or round of a ladder.
v. t.1.To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors.
[imp. & p. p. Streaked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Streaking.]
A mule . . . streaked and dappled with white and black.
- Sandys.
Now streaked and glowing with the morning red.
- Prior.
2.With it as an object: To run swiftly.

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