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Beam

A long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal used to support the roof or floor of a building
There are very fine oak beams in the oldest part of the house
The cottage boasts a wealth of exposed beams
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Joyce

Influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)
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Beam

A ray or shaft of light
A beam of light flashed in front of her
The torch beam dimmed perceptibly
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Beam

A radiant or good-natured look or smile
A beam of satisfaction
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Beam

Transmit (a radio signal or broadcast) in a specified direction
The satellite beamed back radio signals to scientists on Earth
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Beam

(of a light or light source) shine brightly
The sun's rays beamed down
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Beam

Smile radiantly
She beamed with pleasure
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Beam

A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction.
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Beam

A transverse structural member of a ship's frame, used to support a deck and to brace the sides against stress.
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Beam

The breadth of a ship at the widest point.
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Beam

The side of a ship
Sighted land off the starboard beam.
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Beam

(Informal) The widest part of a person's hips
Broad in the beam.
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Beam

A steel tube or wooden roller on which the warp is wound in a loom.
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Beam

An oscillating lever connected to an engine piston rod and used to transmit power to the crankshaft.
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Beam

The bar of a balance from which weighing pans are suspended.
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Beam

(Sports) A balance beam.
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Beam

The main horizontal bar on a plow to which the share, coulter, and handles are attached.
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Beam

One of the main stems of a deer's antlers.
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Beam

A ray or shaft of light.
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Beam

A concentrated stream of particles or a similar propagation of waves
A beam of protons.
A beam of light.
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Beam

A radio beam.
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Beam

To radiate light; shine.
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Beam

To smile expansively.
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Beam

To emit or transmit
Beam a message via satellite.
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Beam

To express by means of a radiant smile
He beamed his approval of the new idea.
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Beam

Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
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Beam

One of the principal horizontal structural members, usually of steel, timber, or concrete, of a building; one of the transverse members of a ship's frame on which the decks are laid — supported at the sides by knees in wooden ships and by stringers in steel ones.
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Beam

(nautical) The maximum width of a vessel (note that a vessel with a beam of 15 foot can also be said to be 15 foot abeam).
This ship has more beam than that one.
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Beam

(nautical) The direction across a vessel, perpendicular to fore-and-aft.
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Beam

The crossbar of a mechanical balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
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Beam

The principal stem of the antler of a deer.
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Beam

(literary) The pole of a carriage or chariot.
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Beam

(textiles) A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving and the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven.
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Beam

The straight part or shank of an anchor.
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Beam

The central bar of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
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Beam

In steam engines, a heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft.
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Beam

A ray or collection of approximately parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body.
A beam of light
A beam of energy
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Beam

(figuratively) A ray; a gleam.
A beam of hope, or of comfort
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Beam

One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk.
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Beam

(music) A horizontal bar which connects the stems of two or more notes to group them and to indicate metric value.
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Beam

(railway) An elevated rectangular dirt pile used to cheaply build an elevated portion of a railway.
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Beam

(gymnastics) balance beam
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Beam

(ambitransitive) To emit beams of light; to shine; to radiate.
To beam forth light
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Beam

To smile broadly or especially cheerfully.
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Beam

(transitive) To furnish or supply with beams.
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Beam

(transitive) To give the appearance of beams to.
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Beam

To transmit matter or information via a high-tech wireless mechanism.
Beam me up, Scotty; there's no intelligent life down here.
The injured crewmembers were immediately beamed to sickbay.
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Beam

To transmit, especially by direct wireless means such as infrared.
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Beam

To stretch something (for example, an animal hide) on a beam.
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Beam

To put (something) on a beam.
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Beam

To connect (musical notes) with a beam, or thick line, in music notation.
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Beam

Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
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Beam

One of the principal horizontal timbers of a building or ship.
The beams of a vessel are strong pieces of timber stretching across from side to side to support the decks.
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Beam

The width of a vessel; as, one vessel is said to have more beam than another.
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Beam

The bar of a balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
The doubtful beam long nods from side to side.
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Beam

The principal stem or horn of a stag or other deer, which bears the antlers, or branches.
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Beam

The pole of a carriage.
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Beam

A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving; also, the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven; one being called the fore beam, the other the back beam.
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Beam

The straight part or shank of an anchor.
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Beam

The main part of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
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Beam

A heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft; - called also working beam or walking beam.
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Beam

A ray or collection of parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body; as, a beam of light, or of heat.
How far that little candle throws his beams!
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Beam

A ray; a gleam; as, a beam of comfort.
Mercy with her genial beam.
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Beam

One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk; - called also beam feather.
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Beam

To send forth; to emit; - followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light.
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Beam

To emit beams of light.
He beamed, the daystar of the rising age.
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Beam

A signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather
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Beam

Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
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Beam

A column of light (as from a beacon)
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Beam

A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
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Beam

(nautical) breadth amidships
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Beam

A gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
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Beam

Smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
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Beam

Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light;
The sun shone bright that day
The fire beamed on their faces
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Beam

Express with a beaming face or smile;
He beamed his approval
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Beam

Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television;
We cannot air this X-rated song
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Beam

Especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink;
Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna
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Beam

Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion;
She was beaming with joy
Her face radiated with happiness
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