A sinuous channel of very high ion-density which propagates itself through a gas by continual establishment of an electron avalanche just ahead of its advancing tip. In the lightning discharge, the stepped leader, dart leader, and return streamer all constitute special types of streamers.
1. A sinuous channel of very high ion density that propagates itself though a gas by continual establishment of an electron avalanche just ahead of its advancing tip. In lightning discharges, the stepped leader, dart leader, and return stroke all constitute special types of streamers. 2. See aurora. 3. A term used to describe a dropsonde observation when, because of either partial or complete parachute failure, the descent speed of the dropsonde exceeds 1500 feet per minute. 4. See snow trails.
A strip of paper, often colored, placed between the pages of a book and allowed to project a few inches above the binding for ease of identification. Streamers may be used to indicate location, bibliographic information, or special instructions for handling of the piece. Streamers are generally applied at point of receipt in S/ER or MOD, but may also be added in the cataloging process in CAT or SCC.
A long line, usually three feet in length, drawn on the film to cue someone, either for an actor or actress, to let them know that a line to be looped is coming up, or a conductor to let him or her know that a musical cue is upcoming.
A streamer is an abstraction of an information transmission resource that moves data between one source to a set of sinks. The primary service of a streamer is transport of data but it also transform the Stream by introducing delays and errors in the transported stream. A Streamer uses The information transport capabilities provided by Links and the information relaying capabilities provided by Nodes . source: EU-P103 domain: General usage: EU-P103