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street

1. 
a. a public road that is usually lined with buildings, esp in a town
b. (as modifier): a street directory
2. the buildings lining a street
3. the part of the road between the pavements, used by vehicles

Street

A paved way on which vehicles travel and park.

street

[strēt]
(civil engineering)
A paved road for vehicular traffic in an urban area.

street

A public thoroughfare, usually paved, including all area within the right-of-way, such as sidewalks; a public way.
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The ape-man grinned and crossed quickly to the opposite side of the street, for his delicate senses indicated that at this point the breeze stirring through the city streets and deflected by the opposite wall would now blow from the lion toward him as the beast passed, whereas if he remained upon the side of the street upon which he had been walking when he discovered the carnivore, his scent would have been borne to the nostrils of the animal, and Tarzan was sufficiently jungle-wise to realize that while he might deceive the eyes of man and beast he could not so easily disguise from the nostrils of one of the great cats that he was a creature of a different species from the inhabitants of the city, the only human beings, possibly, that Numa was familiar with.
Unable from his window to learn what was happening, my brother went down and out into the street, just as the sky between the parapets of the houses grew pink with the early dawn.
They confronted the soldiers, not wholly without arms, and ready to convert the very stones of the street into deadly weapons.
Tiring of the slaughter, a great herding movement was begun by the soldiers, the intent of which was to drive the street mobs, like cattle, into Lake Michigan.
The trouble became acute at last in the streets above Columbia University.
he cried, taking some bags of flour himself and throwing them into the street.
Little Alice, with tears in her blue eyes, said that she hoped the neighbors had not let Lieutenant-Governor Hutchinson and his family be homeless in the street, but had taken them into their houses and been kind to them.
As Sindbad was relating his adventures chiefly on account of the porter, he ordered, before beginning his tale, that the burden which had been left in the street should be carried by some of his own servants to the place for which Hindbad had set out at first, while he remained to listen to the story.
Saylor promptly drew his pistol, and groping his way up the stairs entered the chamber, dimly lighted from the street.
He was a-reeling across the street towards me, bare- headed, with a friend on both sides of him a-holt of his arms and hurrying him along.
The voice was that of my brother and seemed to come from the street outside my window.
It was not unusual for these running gentry, who carried it with a very high hand, to quarrel in the servants' hall while waiting for their masters and mistresses; and, falling to blows either there or in the street without, to strew the place of skirmish with hair-powder, fragments of bag-wigs, and scattered nosegays.