Beam: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Topic
ray 11 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
beam 9 A signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather No Data Noun signal No Data
beam 9 Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction No Data Noun piece No Data
shine 6 Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light The sun shone bright that day, The fire beamed on their faces Verb No Data No Data
beam 5 Smile radiantly; express joy through one’s facial expression No Data Verb smile No Data
glow 4 Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna Verb look No Data
beam 3 A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation No Data Noun electromagnetic radiation No Data
beam 3 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
broadcast 2 Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television We cannot air this X-rated song Verb publicize broadcast medium
transmit 2 Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television We cannot air this X-rated song Verb publicize broadcast medium
light beam 2 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
send 2 Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television We cannot air this X-rated song Verb publicize broadcast medium
shaft of light 1 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
shine 1 Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna Verb look No Data
beam 1 Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light The sun shone bright that day, The fire beamed on their faces Verb No Data No Data
beam 1 Express with a beaming face or smile he beamed his approval Verb express No Data
beam 1 Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television We cannot air this X-rated song Verb publicize broadcast medium
radio beam 0 A signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather No Data Noun signal No Data
beam 0 Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna Verb look No Data
glow 0 Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion She was beaming with joy, Her face radiated with happiness Verb feel No Data
beam 0 Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion She was beaming with joy, Her face radiated with happiness Verb feel No Data
radiate 0 Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion She was beaming with joy, Her face radiated with happiness Verb feel No Data
radiate 0 Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna Verb look No Data
beam 0 A gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts No Data Noun gymnastic apparatus No Data
air 0 Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television We cannot air this X-rated song Verb publicize broadcast medium
balance beam 0 A gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts No Data Noun gymnastic apparatus No Data
beam 0 The broad side of a ship they sighted land on the port beam Noun side No Data
beam 0 (nautical) breadth amidships No Data Noun width ship
irradiation 0 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
shaft 0 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
ray of light 0 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
beam of light 0 A column of light (as from a beacon) No Data Noun light No Data
electron beam 0 A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation No Data Noun electromagnetic radiation No Data
ray 0 A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation No Data Noun electromagnetic radiation No Data
shine 0 Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion She was beaming with joy, Her face radiated with happiness Verb feel No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Beam" have?

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The word "Beam" has 35 meanings. The most frequent meaning is ray.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Beam"?

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The word "Beam" has 131 hyponyms which are: beam, candlelight, corona, counterglow, daylight, firelight, fluorescence, “friar’s lantern”, gaslight, glow, half-light, incandescence, lamplight, luminescence, meteor, moonlight, radiance, scintillation, starlight, streamer, sunlight, torchlight, twilight, alarm, all clear, animal communication, bugle call, curfew, distress signal, dog-ear, drumbeat, electronic signal, high sign, indicator, input signal, output signal, phone number, radio beacon, radio beam, recording, retreat, starting signal, storm signal, symbol, telegraphic signal, ticktack, time signal, visual signal, whistle, piece of cloth, piece of leather, scrap, shard, snip, spindle, dimple, grin, smirk, sneer, come across, cut, feel, glitter, leap out, loom, make, pass off, rise, sound, actinic radiation, black-body radiation, gamma radiation, hertzian wave, line, microwave, radio wave, x ray, air, bulletin, circulate, hype, publish, burst out, exude, give, give voice, imply, menace, smile, stress, suggest, vent, anger, burn, chafe, cool off, die, fly high, fume, harbor, incline, pride, recapture, rejoice, repent, sadden, smolder, suffer, sympathize, take pride, balance beam, horizontal bar, horse, parallel bars, rings, stall bar, trampoline, broadside, edge, front, larboard, nearside, obverse, rear, reverse, sidewall, soffit, starboard, upper surface, narrowness, wideness.

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Is the word "Beam" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Beam" has a maximum frequency of 11.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Beam"?

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The word "Beam" has no synonyms.

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