A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun beam
1. radio beam, beam -- (a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather)

2. beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

3. beam, ray, electron beam -- (a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation)

4. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation -- (a column of light (as from a beacon))

5. beam -- ((nautical) breadth amidships)

6. beam -- (the broad side of a ship; "they sighted land on the port beam")

7. balance beam, beam -- (a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts)

Overview of verb beam
1. beam -- (smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression)

2. shine, beam -- (emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces")

3. beam -- (express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval")

4. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit -- (broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song")

5. glow, beam, radiate, shine -- (have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna")

6. glow, beam, radiate, shine -- (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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