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 for streamer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Streamer \Stream"er\, n.
     1. An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind;
        specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag.
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              Brave Rupert from afar appears,
              Whose waving streamers the glad general knows.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. A stream or column of light shooting upward from the
        horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora
        borealis. --Macaulay.
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              While overhead the North's dumb streamers shoot.
                                                    --Lowell.
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     3. (Mining) A searcher for stream tin.
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     4. (Journalism) a banner.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  streamer
      n 1: light that streams; "streamers of flames"
      2: a newspaper headline that runs across the full page [syn:
         streamer, banner]
      3: a long flag; often tapering [syn: pennant, pennon,
         streamer, waft]
      4: long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or
         advertising [syn: banner, streamer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "streamer":
     Dannebrog, Jolly Roger, Old Glory, Star-Spangled Banner,
     Stars and Stripes, Union Flag, Union Jack, X ray, actinic ray,
     actinism, and blue, atomic beam, atomic ray, banderole, banner,
     banner head, banneret, beam, beam of light, black flag,
     blue ensign, bunting, burgee, caption, coachwhip, color, colors,
     drop head, dropline, ensign, epigraph, flag, gamma ray, gleam,
     gonfalon, gonfanon, guidon, hanger, head, heading, headline,
     house flag, infrared ray, invisible radiation, jack, jump head,
     leam, legend, long pennant, merchant flag, motto, national flag,
     oriflamme, overline, patch, pencil, pendant, pennant, pennon,
     pennoncel, photon, radiation, radiorays, ray, ray of light, red,
     red ensign, ribbon, ribbon of light, royal standard, rubric,
     running head, running title, scarehead, screamer, signal flag,
     solar rays, spread, spreadhead, standard, streak, stream,
     stream of light, subhead, subheading, subtitle, superscription,
     swallowtail, title, title page, tricolor, ultraviolet ray,
     vexillum, violet ray, white
  
  

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