Definitions for beam
  • Beam (n.) - Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
  • Beam (n.) - One of the principal horizontal timbers of a building or ship.
  • Beam (n.) - The width of a vessel; as, one vessel is said to have more beam than another.
  • Beam (n.) - The bar of a balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
  • Beam (n.) - The principal stem or horn of a stag or other deer, which bears the antlers, or branches.
  • Beam (n.) - The pole of a carriage.
  • Beam (n.) - A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving; also, the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven; one being called the fore beam, the other the back beam.
  • Beam (n.) - The straight part or shank of an anchor.
  • Beam (n.) - The main part of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
  • Beam (n.) - A heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft; -- called also working beam or walking beam.
  • Beam (n.) - A ray or collection of parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body; as, a beam of light, or of heat.
  • Beam (n.) - Fig.: A ray; a gleam; as, a beam of comfort.
  • Beam (n.) - One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk; -- called also beam feather.
  • Beam (v. t.) - To send forth; to emit; -- followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light.
  • Beam (v. i.) - To emit beams of light.
  • Beamed (a.) - Furnished with beams, as the head of a stag.
  • Beamed (imp. & p. p.) - of Beam
  • Beamful (a.) - Beamy; radiant.
  • Beaming (a.) - Emitting beams; radiant.
  • Beaming (p. pr. & vb. n.) - of Beam
  • Beamingly (adv.) - In a beaming manner; radiantly.
  • Beamings - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Beams - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
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2 Letter Words
ab ae am ba be em ma me
3 Letter Words
bam mae
4 Letter Words
beam bema mabe