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Unlimited vs Streaming - What's the difference?

unlimited | streaming |

As adjectives the difference between unlimited and streaming

is that unlimited is limitless or without bounds; unrestricted while streaming is that streams.

As a verb streaming is


As a noun streaming is

movement as a stream.



(en adjective)
  • limitless or without bounds; unrestricted
  • Synonyms

    * (without bounds) infinite, endless, everlasting, eternal * (unrestricted) absolute


    * limited * finite



  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • that streams
  • Noun

  • movement as a stream
  • (computing) The transmission of digital audio or video, or the reception or playback of such data without first storing it.
  • (UK, education) Division of classes into academic streams.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Peter Wilby)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Finland spreads word on schools , passage=Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.}}

    Derived terms

    * streaming data * streaming encoder * streaming media * streaming movement * streaming radio * streaming server * streaming tape * streaming video * streaming XML

    See also

    * live stream * stream


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