Superposed Stream: A stream that cuts across resistant bedrock units. This can occur when the stream's course was determined at a previous time and on a previous landscape.
Stream Order: A classification system that represents the relative position of streams in a drainage basin. The highest tributaries in the basin are first order streams. These converge to form second orde . . . View Full Definition
Streaming: A technique for transferring data such that it can be processed as a steady and continuous stream. Streaming technologies are often used on the Internet because many users do not have fast e . . . View Full Definition
Stream Of Consciousness: Writing in which a character's perceptions, thoughts, and memories are presented in an apparently random form, without regard for logical sequence, chronology, or syntax. Often such writing . . . View Full Definition
Slipstream: The flow of air driven backward by a propeller or downward by a rotor. Compare DOWNWASH.
Meandering Stream: A stream that has many bends (meanders). This type of drainage pattern usually develops on a nearly level landscape and where the banks of the stream are easily eroded.
Streaming Flow: A tranquil flow slower than shooting flow.
Streamline: A curved line representing the successive positions of a particle in a flow as time passes.
Upstream frequency: The frequency used to transmit data from the CM to the CMTS. Normally in the 5-42 MHz range for US systems and 5-65 MHz for European systems.
Wide-Bit Stream Processing: This technology maintains 20-bit precision through the recording process, for clearer reproduction of delicate, low-level music.
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.