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streak

1. 
a. (of lightning) a sudden flash
b. (as modifier): streak lightning
2. Mineralogy the powdery mark made by a mineral when rubbed on a hard or rough surface: its colour is an important distinguishing characteristic

streak

[strēk]
(mineralogy)
The color of a powdered mineral, obtained by rubbing the mineral on a streak plate.
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The more days in a row the send photos or videos back and forth, the longer the streak goes.
Streak Media is a daily online newsletter of campus-based, local and global news curated and delivered to college students and alumni of selected schools nationwide.
After running the table last season with a 13-0 record and the Division 6 state championship following a 52-35 win over Cohasset in the Super Bowl, Littleton saw its streak come to an end at the hands of Lunenburg, 26-24.
Coach Scott Brooks didn't bother asking the NBA's leading scorer if he wanted to keep playing to extend the streak, saying he knew what the answer would be.
MIAMI -- LeBron James drove to the rim and scored on Miami's final play, winning a game in memorable fashion and preserving the Heat's winning streak that has lasted for five weeks.
Like a popular politician with long coattails, a baseball player on a hitting streak seems to lift the performance of those around him.
s 2,632-consecutive-game streak is one of the most famous numbers in sports.
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1 : a line or mark of a different color or texture from its background <You left a streak of mud on the rug.
We were obviously aware of the 151-game winning streak fashioned by the vaunted De La Salle High School football program in Concord, CA, that lasted 12 years before ending in 2004.
LaJoyce King had a game-high 22 points and nine rebounds as the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team snapped a 17-game losing streak to host UC Santa Barbara with a 66-64 upset victory Thursday night in the Thunderdome.
Orlando Cabrera joined A very select group of players during the 2006 baseball season--he fashioned a Consecutive Games On Base Safely (CGOBS) streak of at least 60 games.