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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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Stuart said: "Knowing a lot of streakers in Scotland, I decided there should be a dedicated group.
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Streakers and Rashers are ready-to-eat rashers of streaky and back bacon, which offer consumers all the taste of a cooked bacon with the convenience of a prepack.