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

the width of a boat

beam

the walking beam of a pumping unit.

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

The particle stream produced by an accelerator usually clustered in bunches.

Beam

A fallen tree used for fleshing hides. This was also called a graining beam or a fleshing beam.
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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

The widest part of a boat.
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Beam

OpticsA collection of rays that may be parallel, convergent, or divergent.
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Beam

A horizontal support that carries the weight of a building load.
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Beam

A horizontal support which carries the weight of a building load
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Beam

A roller on a loom.
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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

Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction .See Tie Beam & Collar Beam.
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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 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

Beam intransitive verb To emit beams of light. « He beamed , the daystar of the rising age. Trumbull. »
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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 (nautical) breadth amidships
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beam

noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
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beam

beam of light noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
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beam

verb smile radiantly; express joy through one`s facial expression
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beam

noun a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
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beam

transmit verb broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; `We cannot air this X-rated song`
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