beam

  • 1 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

  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 beam|y — «BEE mee», adjective, beam|i|er, beam|i|est. 1. like a beam; massive. 2. (of a ship) broad in the beam. 3. Figurative …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 BEAM.TV — is a global distribution network built for the advertising industry.The idea was created in 1998 when a group of people in the technology department of London facilities house The Mill had to find a way to please director Ridley Scott who was… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 BEAM — BEAM[1] (acronyme qui signifie « Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, and Mechanics ») est un concept robotique, créé par le roboticien Mark Tilden (en), qui cherche à construire des robots avec le minimum de composants électroniques …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 14 beam up — ˌbeam ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they beam up he/she/it beams up present participle beaming up past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Beam — Beam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beamed} (b[=e]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaming}.] To send forth; to emit; followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 beam up — beam (someone/something) up to send someone or something into space as waves of energy. Mission Control beamed up pictures of the spaceship taken from the space station. The ads show aliens beaming up a cow. Etymology: based on the literal… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 17 Beam — Beam, v. i. To emit beams of light. [1913 Webster] He beamed, the daystar of the rising age. Trumbull. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Beam — [bi:m] der; s, s <aus engl. beam »(Licht , Leit)strahl«, eigtl. »Balken«> keulenförmige Fläche, die der Sendestrahl eines Satelliten abdeckt …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 19 beam — index emit, radiate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 20 Beam — 〈[bi:m] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Zielstrahl eines Satelliten [Etym.: engl.] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch


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