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STREAM. A current of water. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1612. See River; Water Course.

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The small fish which had jumped into streamlets have started to swim back to the river,' he said.
The highly dynamic water level within the freshwater swamp forest leads to the formation of a dense network of main streams and smaller ephemeral streamlets (O'Dempsey and Chew 2013).
Which traditional folk song begins: 'Down yonder green valley, where streamlets meander'?
41) John Ruskin, "Yewdale and Its Streamlets," delivered in 1877, in Deucalion, in Works, 26: 265.
What a mystery that such gay streamlets should be born of savage rocks and pallid snowfields
However there is no big river in the area, though a lot of streamlets flow here which are called Toye, Khwarr and Algadah in local dialect.
Odonate biodiversity in terra-firme forest streamlets in Central Amazonia: on the relative effects of neutral and niche drivers at small geographical extents.
Such glyphs are not new; Tufte (1983) reproduces a map of North Atlantic currents drawn by Sir Edmund Halley in 1686, using elongated teardrop streamlets arranged head to tail in streamlines.
As Jerry Meyer understands the photo collage, "The rough beams of the traditional cross are gone, and in their place we see a grey forest contrasted to the illuminated male and bright, frozen liquid streamlets, which we may suspect are the residue of libidinous male ejaculate rather than sacrificial blood.
The sight of this garden, where all was so well arranged, with its plants and the fountain with the streamlets running from it, gave such pleasure to the ladies and the three young men that they were all moved to say that, if Paradise could be established on this earth, they did not see how it could be given any other form than this garden: they could not think of any beauty which it lacked.
Bugs struggle in soupy algae; sun dances on streamlets and on a wrinkled polyethylene bag in the backseat of a car.