beam

phonetic symbol: / bím / 

beam - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
balance beam

[ noun ]
■ long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

[ noun ]
■ the broad side of a ship
e.g.)
・they sighted land on the port beam

[ noun ]
■ (nautical) breadth amidships

[ noun ]
■ a signal transmitted along a narrow path
■ guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
radio beam

[ noun ]
■ a column of light (as from a beacon)
beam of light , irradiation , light beam , ray , ray of light , shaft , shaft of light

[ noun ]
■ a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
electron beam , ray

[ verb ]
■ smile radiantly
■ express joy through one's facial expression

[ verb ]
■ broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
air , broadcast , send , transmit

[ verb ]
■ express with a beaming face or smile
e.g.)
・he beamed his approval

[ verb ]
■ experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
e.g.)
・She was beaming with joy
glow , radiate , shine

[ verb ]
■ have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
glow , radiate , shine

[ verb ]
■ emit light
■ be bright, as of the sun or a light
e.g.)
・The fire beamed on their faces
shine

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