Definition of Midstream

1. Noun. The middle of a stream.

Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Eye, Heart, Middle
Group relationships: Stream, Watercourse



Definition of Midstream

1. Noun. The middle of a stream or river ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Midstream

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midstream

midsoles
midsong
midspace
midspaces
midspan
midspeech
midspread
midst
midstage
midstance
midstep
midsternum
midstories
midstorm
midstory
midstream (current term)
midstreams
midstrength
midstretch
midstride
midstroll
midsts
midsummer
midsummer-men
midsummer madness
midsummer moon
midsummers
midswallow
midswing
midsyllable

Literary usage of Midstream

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1. Water Or Hydraulic Motors by Philip R. Björling (1903)
"The undershot water-wheels are subdivided into:— midstream water-wheels, ... In the midstream water-wheels the motive power consists only of the force due ..."

2. Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay Whitney (1907)
"Remarks on Swapping Horses in midstream, to a Delegation from the National Union League. ... midstream ..."

3. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"Standing in on a midstream course and on down the Cut, favoring the bends ... Passing these we keep in midstream to where two creeks in the marsh come in, ..."

4. Harvard African Studies by African Dept (1917)
"There, writes a recent traveler, "the fishermen sit astride bundles of maria, a very light, pith-like wood, in midstream holding downwards in the water ..."

5. Folk-tales of Andros Island, Bahamas by Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (1918)
"... one kick at b'o' Rabby, an' strike me in de head, an' pitched me right here to tell you dat storee.. MOCK SUNRISE: THE PASSWORD: THE THREAT midstream. ..."

6. Lancashire Inquests, Extents, and Feudal Aids by Lancashire (England), William Farrer (1907)
"... 5 by the hedge unto the midstream of Irke, then following Irke by ... between the county of York (sic) and Assheton unto the midstream ot Tame, ..."

7. Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1909)
"In midstream wheels the motive power is due to the velocity or impulse of the ... midstream wheels produce the greatest power for the smallest diameter of ..."

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