Definitions and translations for "beam"

Definition of beam

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Noun
1. Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
2. One of the principal horizontal timbers 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.
3. The maximum width of a vessel
This ship has more beam than that one.
4. The crossbar of a mechanical balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
5. The principal stem of the antler of a deer.
6. The pole of a carriage.rfc-sense
7. 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.
8. The straight part or shank of an anchor.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. A ray or collection of approximatelyly parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body
A beam of light
A beam of energy
12. A ray; a gleam
A beam of hope, or of comfort
13. One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk.
14. A horizontal bar which connects the stems of two or more notes to group them and to indicate metric value.
15. An elevated rectangular dirt pile used to cheaply build an elevated portion of a railway.
Verb
16. To emit beams of light; shine; radiate.
To beam forth light
17. To smile broadly or especially cheerfully.
18. To furnish or supply with beams; give the appearance of beams to.
19. To transmit matter or information via a high-tech wireless mechanism.
Beam me up, Scotty; there's no intelligent life down here.
20. To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
21. To put on a beam, as a chain or web.
22. To connect (musical notes) with a beam, or thick line, in music notation.
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English - English - beam

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n. ray of light; radio wave; broad smile; horizontal support or joist used in building frames; balance beam, gymnastic wooden bar on legs on which women gymnasts stand and perform balancing exercises; full width of a ship
v. smile with joy; light up; radiate

English - Spanish - beam

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s. rayo de luz, haz; onda de radio; amplia sonrisa; viga, amura, barra, barrote, blinda, cabio, travesaño, soporte o viga horizontal utilizado en la estructura de edificios
viga de equilibrio, barra de madera sobre pies donde gimnastas femeninas se paran y realizan ejercicios de equilibrio; extensión total de un barco
v. resplandecer, emitir luz intensa; dirigir emisiones de, radiar; estar radiante; sonreir con placer

English - French - beam

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n. rayon de lumière (soleil); onde de radio; grand sourire, large sourire; faisceau (phare); support horizontal, poutre, solive (Construction); madrier; poutrelle; portique
n. barre parralèle (gymnastique); curseur, fléau (balance); verge (ancre); rouleau (Textiles); bau (Nautique); faisceau (Electrique), faisceau hertzien; axe
v. transmettre (message, radio); émettre; rayonner (joie); resplendir; illuminer

English - German - beam

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n. Strahl; Balken; breites Lächeln; Schwebebalken, gymnastisches Turngerät aus einem aus Holz bestehendem Balken auf dem gymnastische Turnübungen ausgeführt werden bestehend; Breite eines Schiffes
v. freudig strahlen; strahlen; ausstrahlen

English - Indonesian - beam

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n. balok, tiang, gelegar, lebar, lebarnya, sorot, sorotan, sinar
v. bercahaya, berseri, berseri-seri, mengarahkan

English - Italian - beam

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s. raggio di luce; onda radio; ampio sorriso; trave usata nell'edilizia; sbarra di legno usata nella ginnastica femminile per esercizi di equilibrio; larghezza massima di una nave
v. irradiare, irraggiare; (Rad) orientare

English - Polish - beam

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n. belka, balans, balansjer, bela, ramię wagi, dyszel {pot.}, pokładnik, promień, wiązka światła, rygiel, nawój, fala kierunkowa {techn.}, zasięg {techn.}, łodyga, radosny uśmiech
v. opromieniać, promieniować, świecić, promienieć, radośnie się uśmiechać, rozkwitać, nadać, rozkwitnąć

English - Portuguese - beam

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s. trave, viga; travessão; feixe de luz; barra para ginástica; amplitude efetiva máxima de um microfone ou amplificador ; sorriso radiante; maior largura do casco de um navio
v. emitir raios de luz, irradiar; iluminar; sorrir de alegria

English - Romanian - beam

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n. grindă, traversă, braţ de balanţă {tehn.}, rază, bârnă, montant, oişte, proţap, aureolă, lăţime {mar.}
v. radia, străluci

English - Russian - beam

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с. луч, пучок лучей; радиус действия; перекладина, брус, балка, бимс, бревно; сияющая улыбка, сияющий вид, сияние; радиосигнал; балансир; коромысло; грядиль (плуга); ширина; ткацкий навой; дышло
г. испускать лучи, светить, сиять; вести направленную передачу; лучезарно улыбаться; излучать; определять местонахождение самолета

English - Turkish - beam

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f. ışımak, ışık saçmak, parlamak, sinyâl vermek, yayın yapmak, gözleri parlamak, gözlerinin içi gülmek
i. ışın; radyo sinyalleri; tatlı bakış; kiriş, direk; terazi kolu; huzme; kemere, kalça genişliği, saban oku, çulha silindiri

English - Ukrainian - beam

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n. промінь, пучок променів, курс, визначений радіопроменем, траверз, балка, деревина, перекладка, балансир, дишло, лонжерон, аращі, дишель, колода, коромисло
v. сяяти, випромінювати, посміхатися: радісно посміхатися, концентрувати в пучок, спрямовувати

English - Dutch - beam

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zn. lichtstraal; radiogolfl; brede lach; horizontale balk gebruikt in de bouw; evenwichtsbalk, houten balk gebruikt in de gymnastiek waarop oefeningen gedaan worden; volle breedte van een boot
ww. stralen (van blijdschap); stralen; uitstralen

English - Greek - beam

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ουσ. ακτίνα, δέσμη, ζυγό, δοκός, δέσμη ηλεκτρική, δέσμη ακτίνων, δένδρο, πλάτος πλοίου
ρήμ. ακτινοβολώ

English - Arabic - beam

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‏حزمة، شعاع، دعامة، عارضة، عاتق الميزان، عرض السفينة، ذراع متذبذب، إشارة لاسلكية، بارقة، إشراقة، الجذع الرئيسي لقرن الوعل‏
‏أشع، بث، أرسل أشعة، وجه رسالة لاسلكية، إبتسم بابتهاج، لمع‏

English - Chinese - beam

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(名) 梁; 横梁; 桁; 秤杆, 天平横杆; 光线
(动) 照射, 照耀; 堆满笑容, 眉开眼笑; 以梁支撑; 将...对准; 用...照射; 流露, 发出

English - Chinese - beam

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(名) 梁; 橫梁; 桁; 秤桿, 天平橫桿; 光線
(動) 照射, 照耀; 堆滿笑容, 眉開眼笑; 以梁支撐; 將...對準; 用...照射; 流露, 發出

English - Hindi - beam

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n. रश्‍िम, किरण, किरन, तराज की डंडी, शहतीर, धरन, बीम
v. चमकना, मुस्कराना

English - Japanese - beam

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(動) 輝く; 顔を輝かせる; 微笑む; 微笑んで表現する
(名) 光線; 電波; 満面の笑み; 建物の骨組みに使う水平の支柱またはジョイント; 平均台, 体操競技で使われる木製のもの; 船のビーム

English - Korean - beam

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명. 광선; 전파; 환하게 짓는 미소; 건축구조물에 이용되는 금속이나 석재 빔
동. 기쁨으로 미소짓다; 빛나다; 빛을 발하다

English - Vietnamese - beam

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n. cây đà, cán cân, ách, nhánh cái, sườn ngang
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Verb forms for beam
Present participle: beaming
Present: beam (3.person: beams)
Past: beamed
Future: will beam
Present conditional: would beam
Present Perfect: have beamed (3.person: has beamed)
Past Perfect: had beamed
Future Perfect: will have beamed
Past conditional: would have beamed