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Streek vs. Streak: Decoding the Right Spelling

Streek vs. Streak

Which is correct: Streek or Streak

How to spell Streak?

Streek is Incorrect

Streak is Correct

Streak Definitions

A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
An inherent, often contrasting quality
"There was a streak of wildness in him" (Olga Carlisle).
A ray or flash of light
The first streaks of dawn.
A streak of lightning.
A brief run or stretch, as of luck.
An unbroken series, as of wins or losses.
(Mineralogy) The color of the fine powder produced when a mineral is rubbed against a hard surface. Used as a distinguishing characteristic.
(Botany) Any of various viral diseases of plants characterized by the appearance of discolored stripes on the leaves or stems.
(Microbiology) A sample of microorganisms that has been introduced into a solid culture medium by a needle drawn across its surface.
To mark with streaks
Rain streaking the pavement.
To make streaks of a different, usually lighter color in (hair) using a chemical preparation.
(Microbiology) To inoculate (a culture medium) with a streak.
To form streaks.
To be or become streaked.
To move at high speed; rush.
To run naked in public, especially as a prank.
An irregular line left from smearing or motion.
The picture I took out the car window had streaks.
A continuous series of like events.
I hope I can keep up this streak of accomplishments.
I was on a winning streak until the fourth game, when I was dealt terrible cards.
The color of the powder of a mineral. So called, because a simple field test for a mineral is to streak it against unglazed white porcelain.
A moth of the family Geometridae, Chesias legatella.
A tendency or characteristic, but not a dominant or pervasive one.
She's a quiet, bookish person, but she has a rebellious streak.
(shipbuilding) A strake.
A rung or round of a ladder.
The act of streaking, or running naked through a public area.
(intransitive) To have or obtain streaks.
If you clean a window in direct sunlight, it will streak.
(intransitive) To run quickly.
(intransitive) To run naked in public. Contrast flash
It was a pleasant game until some guy went streaking across the field.
(transitive) To create streaks.
You will streak a window by cleaning it in direct sunlight.
(transitive) To move very swiftly.
To stretch; to extend; hence, to lay out, as a dead body.
To form streaks or stripes in or on; to stripe; to variegate with lines of a different color, or of different colors.
A mule . . . streaked and dappled with white and black.
Now streaked and glowing with the morning red.
With it as an object: To run swiftly.
A line or long mark of a different color from the ground; a stripe; a vein.
What mean those colored streaks in heaven?
A strake.
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.
The rung or round of a ladder.
An unbroken series of events;
Had a streak of bad luck
Nicklaus had a run of birdies
A distinctive characteristic;
He has a stubborn streak
A streak of wildness
A marking of a different color or texture from the background
A sudden flash (as of lightning)
Move quickly in a straight line;
The plane streaked across the sky
Run naked in a public place
Mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

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