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stream down

1. To run, flow, or pour down (something). Blood streamed down his forehead from the wound. Water streamed down on us from the crack in the ceiling. We were laughing so hard that tears were streaming down our faces.
2. To move down or along (something) in a large mass or amount. People streamed down the narrow street during the protest march. Nearly a billion grains of rice stream down this chute every single day.
See also: down, stream

stream down (on someone or something)

[for a liquid or light] to flow downward onto someone or something. The water streamed down on all of them. The light broke through the clouds and streamed down on all of them. The waterfall streamed down and soaked them all.
See also: down, stream
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I have lost someone I can't replace, when I think of you, tears stream down my face, every day holds the pain, I just want to see you again.
Some of these particles stream down Earth's magnetic field lines into two large oval regions near Earth's poles.
TEARS of joy stream down Haike Murtezi's face as she hugs her children.
But tears would stream down, still no words being spoken.
When I finally tell her it's time to stop, her disappointment is so acute that the tears seem to stream down her face with almost as much force as the water coming out of the faucet.
According to theory, as protons stream down from the corona, they knock into hydrogen atoms, robbing each of its solitary electron.
Everyone is talking about climate change and litter, that's why me and two of my friends chose to clear out the local stream down at the rec (by Albany Road).
In another, tears stream down the face of a woman who is burying her 20-year-old sister.
They stream down Earth's magnetic field lines, enter at Earth's north and south poles, and produce the aurora borealis--the spectacular curtain of light seen year-round in the atmosphere near the poles.