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beam

noun [C] (LINE)
线
 
 
/biːm/
a line of light that shines from a bright object
光线;光束;光柱
We could just pick out the path in the weak beam of the UK usually torch/ US flashlight.
我们借着手电筒微弱的光仅能勉强认清路。
The rabbit stopped, mesmerized by the beam of the car's headlights.
兔子被汽车前灯射出的光束迷住了眼,停了下来。
→  See also moonbeam , sunbeam Quantities and units of light
a line of radiation or particles flowing in one direction
(定向发出的)射束,粒子流
a laser beam
激光束
an electron beam
电子波
LightAtoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
(Definition of beam noun (LINE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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