Stream etymology


English word stream comes from Proto-Indo-European *srew-, and later Proto-Germanic *straumaz (Stream, current, river.)

Etymology of stream

Detailed word origin of stream

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*srew- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*srowmos Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*straumaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Stream, current, river.
stream Old English (ang) Flowing water; current. Stream.
strēam Old English (ang)
strem Middle English (enm)
stream English (en) (Internet) To push continuous data (e.g. music) from a server to a client computer while it is being used (played) on the client.. (intransitive) To flow in a continuous or steady manner, like a liquid.. To extend; to stretch out with a wavy motion; to float in the wind. (UK, education) A division of a school year by perceived ability.. (computing) A source or repository of data that can be [...]

Words with the same origin as stream

Descendants of *srew-

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