Meaning of streamer

stream•er

Pronunciation: (strē'mur), [key]
— n.
  1. something that streams: streamers of flame.
  2. a long, narrow flag or pennant.
  3. a long, flowing ribbon, feather, or the like used for ornament, as in dress.
  4. any long, narrow piece or thing, as a spray of a plant or a strip of cloud.
  5. a stream of light, esp. one appearing in some forms of the aurora borealis.
  6. an electric discharge in a narrow stream from a point of high potential on a charged body.
  7. a long extension of the solar corona, several solar radii long.
  8. banner (def. 7).
  9. a parachute that comes out of its packing in a long stream but does not expand.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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