extended stream

extended stream

[ik¦stend·əd ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream lengthened by the extension of its downstream course; the course is through a newly emerged land such as a coastal plain.
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* There is a reliable way of assessing students' engagement with learning and that is to have them produce an extended stream of original talk
It requires an adult and student to engage directly with each other, with the adult encouraging the student to produce extended streams of original, coherent speech.
"Cost-cutting and restructuring are still at the forefront of manufacturers' minds, with latest PMI data pointing to historically rapid reductions in employment and unprecedented unwinding of inventory positions." Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Global Insight, described the survey as "significantly better than expected, providing some rare relief after the recent extended stream of woeful manufacturing data and survey evidence".
At times, the reader can get lost in the narrator's extended streams of consciousness, which occasionally incoherently lapse between the present and past.

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