Rill vs. Stream

Rill vs. Stream — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Rill and Stream

Rillnoun

A small brook; a rivulet.

Streamnoun

A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.

Rillnoun

Variant of rille.

Streamnoun

A steady current in such a flow of water.

Rillnoun

A very small brook; a streamlet.

Streamnoun

A steady current of a fluid.

Rillnoun

(planetology) rille.

Streamnoun

A large amount or number moving or occurring in steady succession

a stream of commuters.a stream of insults.

Rillverb

To trickle, pour, or run like a small stream.

Streamnoun

A trend, course, or drift, as of opinion, thought, or history.

Rillnoun

a small stream

Streamnoun

A beam or ray of light.

Rillnoun

a small channel (as one formed by soil erosion)

Streamnoun

Chiefly British A course of study to which students are tracked.

Streamnoun

(Computers) A steady flow of data.

Streamverb

To flow in a stream or current.

Streamverb

To pour forth or give off a stream; flow

My eyes were streaming with tears.

Streamverb

To move or arrive in large numbers; pour

Traffic was streaming by. Fan mail streamed in.

Streamverb

To extend, wave, or float outward

The banner streamed in the breeze.

Streamverb

To leave a continuous trail of light.

Streamverb

To give forth a continuous stream of light rays or beams; shine.

Streamverb

To emit, discharge, or exude (a body fluid, for example).

Streamverb

(Computers) To transmit or receive (audio or video content), especially over the internet, in small, sequential packets that permit the content to be played continuously as it is being received and without saving it to a hard disk.

Streamnoun

A small river; a large creek; a body of moving water confined by banks.

Streamnoun

A thin connected passing of a liquid through a lighter gas (e.g. air).

He poured the milk in a thin stream from the jug to the glass.

Streamnoun

Any steady flow or succession of material, such as water, air, radio signal or words.

Her constant nagging was to him a stream of abuse.

Streamnoun

All moving waters.

Streamnoun

(computing) A source or repository of data that can be read or written only sequentially.

Streamnoun

(figurative) A particular path, channel, division, or way of proceeding.

Haredi Judaism is a stream of Orthodox Judaism characterized by rejection of modern secular culture.

Streamnoun

A division of a school year by perceived ability.

All of the bright kids went into the A stream, but I was in the B stream.

Streamverb

(intransitive) To flow in a continuous or steady manner, like a liquid.

Streamverb

To extend; to stretch out with a wavy motion; to float in the wind.

A flag streams in the wind.

Streamverb

(Internet) To push continuous data (e.g. music) from a server to a client computer while it is being used (played) on the client.

Streamnoun

a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Streamnoun

dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas;

two streams of development run through American historystream of consciousnessthe flow of thoughtthe current of history

Streamnoun

a steady flow (usually from natural causes);

the raft floated downstream on the currenthe felt a stream of air

Streamnoun

the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression

Streamnoun

something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously;

a stream of people emptied from the terminalthe museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors

Streamverb

to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind;

their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind

Streamverb

exude profusely;

She was streaming with sweatHis nose streamed blood

Streamverb

move in large numbers;

people were pouring out of the theaterbeggars pullulated in the plaza

Streamverb

rain heavily;

Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

Streamverb

flow freely and abundantly;

Tears streamed down her face