beam


beam
01. The deer stood frozen in the [beam] of our car's headlights.
02. A beautiful warm sun [beamed] down on the children playing in the park.
03. The Olympic Games are [beamed] by satellite to almost every country in the world.
04. The [beams] in the ceiling of the cabin were left rough for a rustic effect.
05. We need to find a [beam] in the wall, so we can put some screws in to hold up the shelving.
06. The little girl [beamed] with excitement as she opened her presents.
07. The old woman was [beaming] as she came out of the hall following her granddaughter's concert.
08. The athletes were [beaming] with pride as they received their medals.
09. With our batteries getting low, it was difficult to follow the trail by the weak [beam] of our flashlight.
10. A [beam] of light came down from the spaceship as it prepared to land.
11. Someone once remarked that a house is made of walls and [beams], but a home is built with love and dreams.
12. In the Middle Ages, many people thought that the stars were [beams] of light shining through holes in the floor of heaven.
13. The escaped prisoner hid behind a tree as the [beam] of the spotlight swung by.
14. The cowboys threw a rope over a [beam] in the ceiling of the barn and hanged the horse thief from it.
15. A Chinese proverb notes that a single [beam] cannot support a great house.
16. A Chinese proverb advises that whoever buys a house must examine the [beams], and whoever wants a wife must look at her mother.
17. Nowadays, many people with poor eyesight can have their vision restored through corrective lens surgery using a laser [beam].
18. The flashlight's [beam] pierced the night sky.
19. A [beam] of sunshine broke through the clouds, throwing light on a little island in the middle of the ocean.
20. Shakespeare once wrote, "How far that little candle throws his [beams]! So shines a good deed in a naughty world."
21. The enormous number of photos which have been [beamed] back from the moon have permitted scientists to map its surface.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Beam — (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod, spoke of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beam — may refer to: *Beam (structure), a construction element *Beam (nautical), the most extreme width (or breadth) of a nautical vessel, or a point alongside the ship at the mid point of its length *A narrow, propagating stream of particles or energy …   Wikipedia

  • BEAM — (englisch „Strahl“) steht für: Beam (Robotik), Sammelbegriff für eine bestimmte Sorte von Robotern Beam (Band), ein Musikduo Breite über alles (Schiffsbreite) Beam ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Jacob Beam (1760–1839, eigentlich Johannes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • beam — beam·age; beam; beam·er; beam·fill·ing; beam·i·ly; beam·ing·ly; beam·ish; beam·less; beam·ster; semi·beam; white·beam; mi·cro·beam; …   English syllables

  • Beam — (englisch „Strahl“) steht für: Beam (Robotik), Sammelbegriff für eine bestimmte Sorte von Robotern Beam (Band), ein Musikduo Breite über alles (Schiffsbreite) Beam ist der Nachname folgender Personen: H. Beam Piper (1904–1964), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • beam — ► NOUN 1) a long piece of timber or metal used as a support in building. 2) a narrow horizontal length of timber for balancing on in gymnastics. 3) a ray or shaft of light or particles. 4) a radiant smile. 5) a ship s breadth at its widest point …   English terms dictionary

  • beam — [bēm] n. [ME < OE, a tree, piece of wood, column; akin to Ger baum, Du boom, tree] 1. Obs. the squared off trunk of a tree 2. a) a long, thick piece of wood, metal, or stone, used in building b) such a piece used as a horizontal support for a… …   English World dictionary

  • Beam — est un domaine de la robotique qui cherche à construire des robots avec le minimum de composants électroniques. La condition sinéquanone pour qu un robot soir considérré comme BEAM , inventée par le roboticien Mark Tilden, est de réduire au… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beam — Warp Beam The roller upon which the warp yam is wound, and fitted in the loom at the back. Cloth Beam A roller fitted in the front of the loom, upon which the cloth is wound when woven. Breast Beam Is a bar fixed in front of the loom with the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Beam — 〈[bi:m] m. 6〉 Zielstrahl eines Satelliten [engl.] * * * Beam   [biːm; englisch »Richtstrahl«] der, s/ s, die Strahlungskeule eines Satellitensenders (Transponder); im Querschnitt kreisförmig, elliptisch oder in anderen gezogenen Rundformen,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • beam — [n1] length of material used as support axle, bail, balk, bolster, boom, brace, cantilever, column, crossbar, crosspiece, girder, jamb, joist, lath, lintel, pile, piling, pillar, plank, pole, post, prop, rafter, reach, scaffolding, scantling,… …   New thesaurus


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