Translation of "beam" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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

光線;光束;光柱
We could just pick out the trail in the weak beam of the 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

a line of radiation or particles flowing in one direction

(定向發出的)射束,粒子流
a laser beam 雷射光束
an electron beam 電波

beam noun [ C ] (WOOD)

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

(尤指支撐建築物或其他結構的)樑,桁架,棟樑
The sitting room had exposed wooden beams. 客廳頂上的木樑露出來了。
the beam

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

(女子體操運動中的)平衡木

beamverb

uk /biːm/ us /biːm/

beam verb (SMILE)

[ I ] to smile with obvious pleasure

高興的微笑,眉開眼笑
She beamed with delight/pleasure at his remarks. 她聽完他的話,高興得眉開眼笑。
The child beamed at his teacher as he received the award. 那個孩子在領獎時對他的老師報以微笑。
[ + speech ] "I'm so pleased to see you," he beamed (= said as he smiled). 「很高興見到你,」他微笑著說。

beam verb (SEND OUT)

[ I or T ] to send out a beam of light, an electrical or radio signal, etc.

輻射;發光;閃光;發射電波;播送
The sun beamed (= shone brightly) down on the boat as it drifted along. 正午的陽光照在緩緩漂動的船上。
The concert was beamed (= broadcast) by satellite all over the world. 演唱會經衛星轉播到世界各地。

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