Translation of streak in Spanish:


lista, n.

Pronunciation /strik/ /striːk/

Definition of lista in Spanish


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    • 1.1(line, band)

      lista feminine
      raya feminine
      (in hair) reflejo masculine
      (in hair) mechón masculine
      (in meat, marble) veta feminine
      (of ore) veta feminine
      (of ore) filón masculine
      a streak of light un haz / un rayo de luz
      • When choosing beef fillet, the outer flesh should be a bright, purplish-red colour laced with thin streaks of white fat.
      • They have a thin streak of white scales that extends above their anterior eyes.
      • Solid streaks of cerulean blue or vibrant cyan give the small details she depicts a life that can only be attained through extensive, lucid observation.
      • Blurry fields of murky browns and grimy grays almost overwhelm the odd streaks and smears of hot lavender and violet, and splashes of blue and green.
      • She had waist-length black hair with bright red streaks and was of medium build.
      • He made some rich dark chocolate and smeared it with streaks of green wasabi that gave it a delicious burn.
      • Her hand travelled down the glass, smearing a clear streak through the cloudy vapour that formed on the window's face.
      • Be sure all wax is completely buffed until hard to avoid smears and streaks.
      • Rinse off then give a final wipe over with a weak solution of vinegar and water to produce a sparkling surface free of streaks.
      • Rubbing her face with the palm of her hand and smearing the tear streak, Janet sighed and rose from her bed, thinking about all the things her mother used to tell her.
      • Part of the appeal of these paintings lies in the minute variations between the hand-drawn bands and free-running streaks.
      • Where the whitewash had peeled away, long streaks of dark wood slashed the walls like welts.
      • High cirrus clouds form white streaks across its surface and a number of dark storms act as flaws and focus for the eye.
      • Their heads and faces are plain, without lines or streaks.
      • A silver streak lined her neatly pinned hair, though age had not yet made it the dominant color.
      • He was neither young nor old, but streaks of grey hair lined his jet-black hair.
      • Symptoms are pale green new leaves with black streaks between the veins.
      • As the shadows grew, long red and violet streaks dashed the clouds.
      • Her cheeks were flushed and tear streaks from her mascara lined them in black rivulets.
      • She let go of his neck, placing her slender fingers on his cheek and tracing his jawbone, a streak of red defining it better.

    • 1.2(in personality)

      veta feminine
      she has a mean streak tiene una veta mezquina
      • to have a yellow streak tener algo de cobarde
      • Today's reading highlights the jealous streak in his character.
      • Her uncle always possessed a materialistic streak to his character, even when it came down to breaks between appointments.
      • Rather, it was a combination of both mental and physical elements that kept the streak alive.
      • Smith possessed a vainglorious streak to his character, but also showed great valour and judgement.
      • He is known as a courteous man, but with a ruthless streak.
      • He acknowledges she was capricious and had a ruthless streak.
      • His ruthless streak was demonstrated when he dumped Burley after a reported disagreement over team selection.
      • His sublime midfield skills were offset by a ruthless streak which lingers in the memory.
      • Ostensibly, Becky is a figure of feminine fierceness, and perhaps her streak of opportunism is a positive element of her character.
      • It's very controversial because there's a strong streak in popular culture that goes back to common law.
      • He remained married and close to his family but despite a narrow streak of puritanism in his make-up, lived openly for years with his mistress, a chorus girl and minor actress, less than half his age.
      • It's a kind of anti-intellectualism, a streak in contemporary culture that is sceptical of the mature, educated adult - as if to be that is the worst of all possible sins.
      • Has there really been an anti-market streak in Indian political culture with the prevalence of Gandhian values and emphasis on group equity and rights?
      • This cultured exterior hides a streak of juvenile depravity.
      • Frye is a double threat on offense; a solid perimeter shooter with a fearless streak.
      • He was handsome and well-mannered but there was an underlying streak, just under the surface, she didn't like.
      • It's also the pressure of culture and religion which can cause depression or the rebellious streak.
      • His violent streak is said to have surfaced following the death of his 20-month-old baby son in 1987.
      • The Aberdeen defender is a youngster with a mischievous streak never far from the surface.
      • Krystal's independent streak bubbled to the surface again.

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    racha feminine
    a streak of luck/bad luck una racha de suerte/de mala suerte
    • to have / be on a winning/losing streak tener una buena/mala racha
    • I'm on a lucky streak estoy de (buena) suerte
    • This losing streak continued against Trinidad.
    • In the midst of a losing streak, a contingent of backup players complained about playing time.
    • The team entered last weekend on a season-high six-game losing streak, and it appears other teams are catching up to Minnesota.
    • The index fell for a fifth consecutive day on Friday, its longest losing streak in nine months.
    • After an eight-game losing streak earlier this month, their chances of making the postseason were as low as Rogers' popularity with reporters.
    • Stock markets will break their three-year losing streak, but the recovery will be unspectacular, Irish business leaders said.
    • They have lost nine matches in a row, and with a batting line-up so inexperienced, that losing streak could well stretch to 13 by the time this tournament is done.
    • But if that losing streak from last season carries into 2003, all bets are off.
    • Turning to stocks, the Nasdaq continued its losing streak today.
    • And the racing fanatic was set to boost his winnings to a massive £2 million jackpot if his lucky streak continued.
    • When he stands next to someone on a winning streak and bets on their numbers, luck leaves the table.
    • Will New York's uncanny streak of luck continue?
    • Only the past two losses in the team's three-game losing streak were winnable.
    • It was no contest the rest of the way as Dallas avoided its first four-game losing streak in more than three years.
    • The longer his losing streak continues the less likely he is to leap the final psychological barrier.
    • I understand that South Carolina, less than a year removed from a 21-game losing streak, is at the top of the East Division.
    • I've often argued for Castillo, citing a five-year streak of solid OBP numbers, along with good speed, and solid defense.
    • It seemed like Ian was always working on some solid streak, as he had six hitting streaks over six games, though none over eleven.
    • He finished at 283, ending his streak of 40 consecutive stroke-play tournaments under par.
    • The solid defense that propelled the winning streak was in top form.

intransitive verb

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    (move rapidly)
    she streaked into the lead rápida como un rayo, se colocó a la cabeza
    • it streaked past the window pasó como una centella por delante de la ventana
    • lightning streaked across the sky un rayo cruzó el cielo
    • There was a flash of light between them, streaking down so fast Jennifer didn't catch any glare until it was over.
    • He came slowly in through the plants, the cat streaking past him in alarm.
    • My anger wore off quickly as I walked home, but not before I had unnecessarily kicked a stone hard and barely missed a giant black cat that had streaked past.
    • The loading vehicle sped off, streaking down the street until it was out of view.
    • While Natasha helped her friend up, he streaked after the salamander, which moved surprisingly fast for such a little, young thing.
    • They streaked through the streets to highlight what they claimed was cruelty to the bulls.
    • An alley cat streaked about the opposite side of the way, catching at a rat of some sort.
    • On the streets, cars streaked by with their feral engines roaring and blood-red beams of lights sparkling, like demonic eyes from their exterior.
    • Doors flew by me as I streaked down the street, nearly blind in the dark.
    • Thinking it was Jude, she leapt up and streaked across the room.
    • His heart pounding near to bursting, he streaked across the shadowed streets.
    • Moss attacks vertically, using his speed to streak downfield and his size and leaping ability to snatch passes away from defenders.
    • Somehow it missed her head, but pain streaked through her left leg and she couldn't move.
    • A flowing move through six pairs of hands sent Mark Walsh streaking over in the corner but the conversion attempt went inches wide.
    • He immediately fed senior point guard Chris Hernandez, who was streaking down the right sideline.
    • While I staggered on, the children streaked ahead, striking up conversations left, right and centre.
    • He streaked away into the sky, disappearing from view almost immediately.
    • Soon the order was obeyed and six missiles streaked off and into the depth of the fleet.
    • Dozens of missiles streaked out of the aircraft.
    • Lightning streaked across the sky, and collected into a huge ball.
  • 2informal

    (run naked)
    (correr desnudo en un lugar público) hacer streaking
    • He became famous for such antics as dancing on table tops, enlivening parties by performing bump and grind striptease acts and, once, streaking naked around a swimming pool.
    • Two men arrested for streaking naked at a rugby match in Newlands on Saturday would no longer be welcome at the ground, the Western Province Rugby Football Union said yesterday.
    • And in the 1970s, the fad was streaking: running naked through campus.
    • The rugby league world has been spared the sight of him streaking naked around a pitch for at least another year.
    • The door flew open suddenly and two naked blurs streaked past.
    • People ally themselves with the dead for the same reason they tell fantastic tales or streak naked through the college quad: to command attention.
    • He used to enjoy streaking naked around the streets of his hometown and even got stopped by police for committing the lewd prank.
    • At least 20 naked male students streaked past fellow students competing in athletics competition last night.
    • We want to publicise ourselves by basically streaking.
    • The company has been pushing their new line of running shoes, the most high-profile ad so far being the streaking naked man at the soccer game.

transitive verb

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    to be streaked with sth
    tears streaked her face tenía el rostro surcado de lágrimas
    • she's had her hair streaked se ha hecho mechas / claritos / reflejos (en el pelo)
    • It was streaked with tears and his shirt was covered in blood.
    • Out on the roof, the sky was black streaked with light.
    • He uncovered his face, which was streaked with tears.
    • There were bruises and her face was streaked with tears.
    • Her eyes were red, and her cheeks were streaked with tears.
    • Collette's eyes were red and watery, and her face was streaked with tears.
    • The sky was streaked with gold and red now, a wonderful sight to comprehend.
    • The sky is streaked with blues and pinks, and at the bottom of the frame, the sand is glowing in the fading light.
    • The sky was streaked with pink highlights as the sun slowly sank.
    • It is the morning of New Year's Eve, 2003, and the sky above my home in Brooklyn is streaked with jet trails, portents of unseen danger.
    • The sun has streaked the front, so it looks more blond and less strawberry.
    • The hazy sky was streaked with white clouds.
    • Outside each, fruit trees, figs and vines were streaked with the ubiquitous dust.
    • Her cheeks were streaked with a mixture of tears and mascara.
    • The lane is streaked with curvilinear snow, in places trodden into blue ice.
    • Now the front of him was streaked with mud as well.
    • Each petal was streaked with brown, wilting from the cold.
    • All of these windows were streaked with blinds, forbidding the light from entering what lay behind the stoic structure.
    • Maria's face was streaked with mascara, and Luke was clenching his fists.
    • Her hair was tousled and fell loosely around her face, which was streaked with what looked to be a combination of ash and dirt.