streaming current
The electric current I flowing in a streaming cell if the electrodes, which are supposed to be ideally depolarized, are short-circuited. I is positive if the current in the membrane, plug, etc., is from high to low pressure side (and in the outside lead from low to high pressure side).
PAC, 1972, 31, 577. 'Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry' on page 620 (