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streak

 [strēk]
a line, stria, or stripe.
angioid s's red to black irregular bands in the ocular fundus running outward from the optic disk.
primitive streak a faint white trace at the caudal end of the embryonic disk, formed by movement of cells at the onset of mesoderm formation, providing the first evidence of the embryonic axis. It eventually undergoes degenerative changes and disappears.

streak

(strēk),
A line, stria, or stripe, especially one that is indistinct or evanescent.
[A.S. strica]

streak

(strēk)
n.
1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
2. Microbiology A sample of microorganisms that has been introduced into a solid culture medium by a needle drawn across its surface.
v. streaked, streaking, streaks
v.tr.
Microbiology To inoculate (a culture medium) with a streak.

streak′er n.

streak

(strēk)
A line, stria, or stripe, especially one that is indistinct or evanescent.
[A.S. strica]

streak

(strēk)
A line, stria, or stripe, especially one that is indistinct or evanescent.
[A.S. strica]
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There's an Apple TV app, and an Apple Watch app, too, so you can keep the streak going on the big and small screen as well.
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The Risers, with its new lineup that includes current Gilas Cadets JJ Alejandro and Vince Tolentino, Byron Villarias, ex-PBA players Pamboy Raymundo and Gary David as well as prized center Jeepy Faundo, stumbled out of the gate with a loss to the Manila Stars in their Datu's Cup season opener before going into the current streak. The team rebounded mightily to take down in succession Batangas, the Davao Occidental Tigers, Gen San Warriors, Imus Bandera, Quezon City Capitals, Makati Skyscrapers, Valenzuela Cheesedog, and the Sharks.
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After leading his country as a player Streak has had spells as both a bowling coach and head coach with Zimbabwe.
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