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8. The Stream API

Iuliana Cosmina1  
Edinburgh, UK
The term stream has more than one meaning, as explained on dictionary.com:
  1. 1.

    a body of water flowing in a channel or watercourse, as a river, rivulet, or brook

  2. 2.

    a steady current in water, as in a river or the ocean

  3. 3.

    any flow of water or other liquid or fluid

  4. 4.

    a current or flow of air, gas, or the like

  5. 5.

    a continuous flow or succession of anything

  6. 6.

    prevailing direction; drift

  7. 7.

    Digital Technology a flow of data, as an audio broadcast, a movie, or live video, transmitted smoothly and continuously from a source to a computer, mobile device, and so on.


When it comes to programming, the definitions ...

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