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Synonyms for beam

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a large, oblong piece of wood or other material, used especially for construction

a series of particles or waves traveling close together in parallel paths

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to emit a bright light

to curve the lips upward in expressing amusement, pleasure, or happiness

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a signal transmitted along a narrow path

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a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

(nautical) breadth amidships

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the broad side of a ship

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a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts

smile radiantly

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express with a beaming face or smile

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have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

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experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

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Android Beam is the name of Android NFC feature that lets users share information between two NFC-enabled devices.
Ice Cream Sandwich, which supports NFC, will feature an application called Android Beam, which will allow users of two NFC-enabled ICS devices to share information, games , maps, web pages and YouTube videos simply by tapping each other.
The Android v4.2 includes a host of new features including photo sphere (take snaps in every direction and share them on Google+), Gesture Typing (enables users to glide fingers over the letters they want to type and supports predictive text input), enhanced Google Now, Google Search, Daydream, Android Beam and new improved notifications interface.
During the performance, the women simply tapped their phones together in order to transfer the song from one handset to another; similarly to how the Near Field Communication powered Android Beam feature that was introduced on Android 4.0 allows enabled users to quickly share data.
The key features of the OS include Gesture Typing, Photo Sphere, Daydream, enhanced Google Now, Google Search and Android Beam. It adds support for wireless display enabling users to share movies, videos and images on their TVs.
Other noteworthy features include Daydream, enhanced Google Now, Google Search and Android Beam.
It additional features like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, NFC (Android Beam), SlimPort HDMI, 8.0-megapixel rear camera along with 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.