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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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Just in case British naval seamen were in any doubt, Nusserwanji Wadia, a shipbuilder from Surat, carved the words 'This ship was built by a d--d Black Fellow AD 1800' into the central beam of one of them.
It was only fitting, therefore, that we gave this project to her, and so a plaque dedicated to her memory sits on the central beam of the school in Lossar in recognition of the expedition that she made possible.
Smithson's Partially Buried Woodshed, in which twenty truckloads of earth were piled on top of a derelict building on the campus of Kent State University, ultimately causing the structure's central beam to crack, was completed not long before four student protesters were murdered by National Guardsmen in an antiwar demonstrati on at the Ohio school.
Main rooms include a 22ft by 12ft sitting room, which contains a 13th-century Gothic arch, a family room with a central beam supported by a stone pillar, and the Great Hall, where the inglenook fireplaces are found.
Inside, the accommodation includes a large drawing room with decorative cornice, plaster picture rail and central beam and open fireplace.
Since then I've installed a radiator system, which created a rain storm indoors, tried to refit a kitchen and smashed two worktops and hung a punch bag in the garage which pulled down the central beam.
It is assembled on a central beam which supports the bracket chain (that transfers the case blank) to which is attached the product infeed part; this does away with retention zones and gives ground-level access to the machine.
LaserMax's TLC-202N adds a new wrinkle to the laser collimator - a holographic "pattern generator," which projects an expanding ring and cross hairs around the laser's central beam.
The central beam is set up by means of an electropneumatic locking system.
A specially designed torsion bar is located on each side of the central beam, where the lower arms of the suspension linkages start.