beam

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Bridges) A rigid horizontal element that is used to carry a load. A beam bridge often consists of a road deck reinforced with girders. A simple example of a beam is an ordinary table top.

beam

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Beam calculations) A rigid horizontal element that is used to carry a load. A beam bridge often consists of a road deck reinforced with girders. A simple example of a beam is an ordinary table top.

beam

(I) A large spool or roll, about three feet in diameter, on which WARP or cloth is wound. (II) To wind yarn from a dyed BALL WARP onto a SECTION BEAM.

Beam

A supporting member either of wood or steel. Structural support member (steel, concrete, lumber) transversely supporting a load that transfers weight from one location to another.
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Beam

The width of a vessel at the widest point, or a point alongside the ship at the mid-point of its length.
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Beam

- A structural member transversely supporting a load. A structural member carrying building loads (weight) from one support to another. Sometimes called a 'girder'.
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beam

(bēm) a unidirectional, or approximately unidirectional, emission of electromagnetic radiation or particles. useful beam in radiology, that part of the primary radiation that is permitted to emerge from the tubehead assembly of an x-ray machine, as limited by the aperture or...
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beam

(from the article `navigation`) ...in which only A or only N could be heard, the characters interleaved to produce a steady tone; these four intermediate directions were the ...
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beam

(from the article `particle accelerator`) ...overall acceleration time. The highest energy imparted to protons in a classical cyclotron is less than 25 MeV, and this achievement requires the ... ...stores and then accelerates two counterrotating beams of charged subatomic particles before bringing them into head-on collision with each o...
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Beam

(i) The width of a vessel; may govern which harbours or canals it can enter. (ii) A steel or sometimes aluminium structural.
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Beam

(i) The width of a vessel; may govern which harbours or canals it can enter. (ii) A steel or sometimes aluminium structural.
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beam

[n] - a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation 2. [n] - a column of light (as from a beacon) 3. [n] - breadth amidships 4. [n] - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction 5. [v] - express with a beaming face or smile 6. [v] - smile radiantly
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Beam

• (n.) The width of a vessel; as, one vessel is said to have more beam than another. • (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To send forth; to emit; -- followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light. • (n.)...
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beam

<radiobiology> Stream of particles or electromagnetic radiation travelling in a single direction. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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beam

noun a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
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beam

noun (nautical) breadth amidships
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Beam

[music] A beam in musical notation is a thick line frequently used to connect multiple consecutive eighth notes (quavers), or notes of shorter value (indicated by two or more beams), and occasionally rests. Beamed notes or rests are groups of notes and rests connected by a beam; the use of beams is called beaming. ==Span and grouping== The ...
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Beam

[nautical] The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship`s nominal waterline. Beam: A bearing projected at right-angles from the fore and aft line, outwards from the widest part of ship Beam may also be used to define the maximum width of a ship`s hull, or maximum width plus superstructure overhangs. Generally ...
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Beam

[structure] A beam is a structural element that is capable of withstanding load primarily by resisting bending. The bending force induced into the material of the beam as a result of the external loads, own weight, span and external reactions to these loads is called a bending moment. Beams are traditionally descriptions of building or civi...
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Beam

Beam (bēm) noun [ Anglo-Saxon beám beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. bām tree, Old Saxon bōm , Dutch boom , Old High German boum , poum , German baum , Icelandic baðmr , Goth. bagms and Greek f...
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Beam

Beam intransitive verb To emit beams of light. « He beamed , the daystar of the rising age. Trumbull. »
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Beam

Beam transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Beamed ; present participle & verbal noun Beaming .] To send forth; to emit; -- followed ordinarily by forth ; as, to beam forth light.
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Beam

A bar or straight girder used to support a span of roof between two support props or walls.
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Beam

A bar or straight girder used to support a span of roof between two support props or walls.
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Beam

A boat's greatest width.
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