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  Words related to beam

Related / Similar Words: balance beam, radio beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation, electron beam, air, send, broadcast, transmit, glow, radiate, shine

 

Definition:
  • a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts;
  • long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction;
  • (nautical) breadth amidships;
  • a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather;
  • a column of light (as from a beacon);
  • a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation;
  • smile radiantly; express joy through one''s facial expression;
  • broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song";
  • express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval";
  • 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";
  • especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna";
  • 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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    Hyponyms: box beam, box girder, cantilever, girder, header, lintel, joist, keel, keelson, rafter, balk, baulk, rider plate, ridge, ridgepole, rooftree, shore, shoring, tie, tie beam, timber, trave, traverse, crossbeam, crosspiece, heat ray, high beam, moonbeam, moon ray, moon-ray, sunbeam, sunray, laser beam, low beam, cathode ray, particle beam, satellite, sportscast, telecast, televise, interrogate, rerun, rebroadcast, beat down, beacon, glare, flare, flame, outshine, shimmer, flicker, flick, blaze, twinkle, winkle, scintillate, burn, glow

     

    Derivational Morphology: air, send, broadcast, transmit, irradiate, ray, shine, transmission, transmitter, sender, radio beam, program, programme, broadcaster, airwave, radiance, freshness, glow, gleam, gleaming, lambency, beam of light, light beam, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation, radiancy, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency

     

    Anagrams: bema

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: balk   Finnish: palkki  
    French: poutre   German: Balken  
    Hungarian: gerenda   Icelandic: bjálki  
    Italian: trave   Polish: belka  
    Romanian: grindă   Spanish: viga  
     
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