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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 thought of an ordinary bloke supplanting the sports stars of the world simply by getting his kit off created the germ on an idea which has become his latest book, Streakers.
ALL ACTION: Steven Snaith, left, who scored Boro's first, avoids a challenge and Carlton McCabe celebrates his goal, below, at the Riverside BORO VICTORY: Captain Carlton McCabe lifts the trophy, above, after Boro U15s triumphed 5-2 over Hartlepool in the Ayresome Park Cup Final disrupted by a streaker
My favourite streaker of all time was 34-year-old housewife Michelle Newton, who paraded at the Stadium Of Light in 2001 during Sunderland's match against Man United.
A PAIR of streakers put on a show for the Queen at the Derby yesterday .
Actually, what would Strachan's mammy Catherine think when a streaker scampered on to the pitch with more than just his beer belly hanging out.
e four sat through a series of weird and wonderful performances as brave streakers raced onto the centre circle, baring nearly all in a bid to impress.
The winner will walk away with a trip for two to Brazil's Rio to coincide with the World Cup, courtesy of organisers, Taste Inc who are launching the addition of The Streaker burger to their range of microwave meals.
While the video above meted 3 Months Jail Term for State of Origin Streaker Wati Holmwood, it wasn't only the New Zealand man who was given a sanction.
London, July 13 ( ANI ): Michael Angelow, the man who made cricket history when he became Britain's first sporting streaker by running through Lords is planning a shock return to the ground but has turned down The Duckworth Lewis Method request for a repeat performance.
THIS bare-faced streaker cost bookies pounds 3,400 when he invaded the awards in his birthday suit.