streak


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He was quite willing to satisfy our curiosity, and in a few minutes we learned that the Streak had come in after dark from San Francisco; that this was what might be called the trial trip; and that she was the property of Silas Tate, a young mining millionaire of California, whose fad was high-speed yachts.
It was our good fortune to leave the Streak when we did, for a little later one of the spy fishermen appeared.
We ran the few steps to the side of the Streak and jumped aboard.
The Streak was pulsing and vibrating and roaring like a thing alive.
As the road-mender plied his dusty labour, and the hail-clouds, rolling away, revealed bright bars and streaks of sky which were responded to by silver gleams upon the landscape, the little man (who wore a red cap now, in place of his blue one) seemed fascinated by the figure on the heap of stones.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden tinted light and long dark shadows.
He stood, listened, and gazed sometimes down at the wet mossy ground, sometimes at Laska listening all alert, sometimes at the sea of bare tree tops that stretched on the slope below him, sometimes at the darkening sky, covered with white streaks of cloud.
The frock was quite dry, and in truth it had been helped a little by aunt Sarah's ministrations; but the colors had run in the rubbing, the pattern was blurred, and there were muddy streaks here and there.
On the horizon fine streaks of cirrhous clouds were succeeded by masses of cumuli.
There's nothing worse than a broken streak on Snapchat.
13 February 2015 - US-based college millennial marketing and insights agency Fluent has acquired startup campus newsletter Streak Media, the company said.
A streak of 20 consecutive wins usually has been the measuring stick for greatness when it comes to football teams.