Translation of "beam" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (LINE) 线 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

a line of radiation or particles flowing in one direction

a laser beam 激光束
an electron beam 电子波

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