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BEAM





Definition:

  1. [noun] a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather
    Synonyms: radio

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

  3. [noun] a column of light (as from a beacon)
    Synonyms: of light, light ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation

  4. [noun] a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
    Synonyms: ray, electron

  5. [noun] (nautical) breadth amidships

  6. [noun] a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
    Synonyms: balance

  7. [verb] smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression

  8. [verb] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
    Synonyms: shine

  9. [verb] express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval"

  10. [verb] broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    Synonyms: air, send, broadcast, transmit

  11. [verb] especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
    Synonyms: glow, radiate, shine

  12. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: glow, radiate, shine

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