Translation of "beam" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (LINE) uk us /biːm/

a line of light that shines from a bright object

We could just pick out the path in the weak beam of the UK usually torch/US flashlight. 我們借著手電筒微弱的光線,僅能勉強認清路。
The rabbit stopped, mesmerized by the beam of the car's headlights. 兔子被汽車車前大燈射出的光束迷住了眼,停了下來。
→ See also moonbeam , sunbeam

a line of radiation or particles flowing in one direction

a laser beam 雷射光束
an electron beam 電波

(Translation of “beam noun (LINE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)