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Definitions of beam:

part of speech: noun

A large and straight piece of timber or iron forming one of the main supports of a building, ship, etc.: the part of a balance from which the scales hang: the pole of a carriage: a cylinder of wood in a loom: a ray of light.

part of speech: noun

A long piece of timber or iron used to support the rafters of a building; one of the principal crosswise horizontal timbers of a building or ship; the extreme breadth of a ship; the bar of a balance on which the scales are hung; a ray or the parallel rays of light given out from the sun or any other body which gives forth light.

part of speech: verb transitive

To send forth, as rays of light.

part of speech: adverb

Beamingly.

part of speech: verb transitive

To send forth light: to shine.

part of speech: verb

To throw out rays, as the sun; to dart; to glitter or shine.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To shine.

part of speech: adjective

Beaming.

part of speech: noun

Any large and long piece of timber or iron; the principal piece of timber in a building; the rod from which the scales are suspended; the horn of a stag; ray of light.

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