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accepted What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
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comment What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
Ok, I meant "discrete objects constantly appearing on one side, moving to other and disappearing there". News or blog post is just an example of such objects. What is proper word to describe this movement the best (with or without metaphor)?
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revised What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
A wider explanation as requested by one of answer authors
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comment What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
In my native language (Russian) there is a single word for stream, flow, gush and it can be used to describe discrete object constantly appearing on one side, moving to other and disappearing there, including news items on the site. That's why I don't take it as metaphor.
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comment What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
@MattЭллен Based on your comments I see that “pour” at lest is not widely used in this context, so I've excluded it from the list.
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revised What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
Exclude “pour” since it's not the main topic of the question, but caused a lot of comments
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comment What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
@MattЭллен I admit it's so. But dictionaries clearly state “stream” as synonym to “pour” in section marked “noun”. Is it a mistake in Webster (see link above to verify this) and other dictionaries? What is a more authoritative dictionary to verify such things?
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comment What is the difference between the words “stream”, “flow” etc.?
@MattЭллен According to Webster and other dictionaries I used “pour” can be used as noun and is a synonym of “stream”: merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pour
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comment Ways to ensure the interlocutor understands you
@RedGrittyBrick It would be nice if you help to improve it.
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