Stream

Meaning & Definition of “Stream”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The sunlight is streaming into the room.

If the sunlight streams into a room, it shines through an opening such as a window into a room.

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The sunlight is flowing into the room.

 

The sunlight is streaming through trees.

 

The sunlight is streaming through the gap between the window and the blind.

 

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Water is streaming down the cliff.

If water streams, it moves in a continuous flow in the same direction.

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Water is flowing down the cliff.

 

Smoke is streaming into the sky.

 

Water is streaming down the river.

 

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Cars are streaming on a highway.

If people or cars stream somewhere, they move there in a continuous flow in the same direction.

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Many cars are moving on a highway.

 

I watched soldiers streaming past.

 

Cars have been streaming on the highway.

Smolder

Meaning & Definition of “Smolder”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The field is smoldering.

If something smolders, it burns slowly with smoke but no flame.

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The field is burning slowly.

 

Incense sticks are smoldering.

 

The fields have been smoldering.

 

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I smoldered as I talked to the man.

If a feeling such as anger or hatred smolders inside you, you continue to feel it but do not show it.
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Her eyes were smoldering in anger.
She still smolders with anger toward her mother.

Skim

Meaning & Definition of “Skim”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The bird is skimming the ground.

If something skims a surface, it moves along quickly over the surface, nearly or lightly touching it.

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The bird is flying just above the ground.

 

A boat is skimming across the water.
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A boat is moving quickly over the water.

 

The bird is skimming the water while holding a fish.

 

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A man is skimming a document.

If you skim a document, you read through it quickly to understand only the main points.

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A man is scanning a document.

 

The girl is skimming a book.

 

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Sink

Meaning & Definition of “Sink”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The ship must have sunk some years ago.

If a ship sinks, it goes down below the surface or to the bottom of water.

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The ship must have gone down some years ago.

 

Eggs sink.

 

A boat has almost sunk.

 

The sun is sinking below the horizon.

If the sun sink, it moves downwards.

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The sun is going down the horizon.

 

The sun has completely sunk.

 

The man has sunk into a sofa and is reading.

If you sink into a sofa, you sit down in it.

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The man has sat down in a sofa and is reading.

 

A girl has sunk into a sofa.

 

The woman sometimes sinks into despair.
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The woman sometimes becomes very unhappy.

 

She often sinks into depression.

Slither

Meaning & Definition of “Slither”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Snakes slither.

If an animal like a snake slithers, it slides on a surface while twisting or curving.

 

A snake is slithering across the ground.

 

The snake has slithered up a tree.

Scribble

Meaning & Definition of “Scribble”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Someone has scribbled the words on a blackboard.

If you scribble a word, you write it quickly and untidily.

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Someone has scrawled the words on a blackboard.

 

Someone scribbled a picture.

 

The word is scribbled on a piece of paper.

 

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Someone scribbled on the chair.

If you scribble, you draw marks that have no meaning.

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Someone drew meaningless marks on the chair.

 

A piece of paper was scribbled to test pens.

 

Someone has scribbled on a piece of paper.

Store

Meaning & Definition of “store”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Barrels of wine are stored in a cellar.

When you store things, you put them in a container or other place and leave them there until they are needed.

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Spices are stored in jars.
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Spices are kept in jars.

 

Our data is stored on a server overseas.

When you store information, you keep it in your memory, in a file, or in a computer.

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