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beam en inglés británico

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beamnoun [ C ]

uk /biːm/ us /biːm/

beam noun [ C ] (LINE)

B2 a line of light that shines from a bright object:

We could just pick out the trail in the weak beam of the flashlight.
The rabbit stopped, mesmerized by the beam of the car's headlights.
See also

a line of radiation or particles flowing in one direction:

a laser beam
an electron beam

beam noun [ C ] (WOOD)

a long, thick piece of wood, metal, or concrete, especially used to support weight in a building or other structure:

The sitting room had exposed wooden beams.
the beam

in the sport of women's gymnastics, a wooden bar on which the competitors balance and perform movements

beamverb

uk /biːm/ us /biːm/

(Definición de beam del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

beam en inglés americano

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beamnoun [ C ]

us /bim/

beam noun [ C ] (LIGHT)

a line of light coming from the sun or a bright light, esp. as seen against a darker background:

a beam of sunlight
A laser beam scans the disc’s surface.

beam noun [ C ] (WOOD)

a long, thick piece of wood, metal, or concrete, esp. one used to support weight in a building or other structure

beamverb

us /bim/

beam verb (SEND LIGHT)

[ I/T ] to send out a line of light:

[ I ] The sun beamed down on the ball field.
[ T ] Detroit stations are beamed (= broadcast) to Canadian communities.

beam verb (SMILE)

[ I ] to smile with obvious pleasure:

His face beamed as if he’d won a gold medal at the Olympics.

(Definición de beam del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)