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  • 1 Beam — (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod, spoke of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Beam — may refer to: *Beam (structure), a construction element *Beam (nautical), the most extreme width (or breadth) of a nautical vessel, or a point alongside the ship at the mid point of its length *A narrow, propagating stream of particles or energy …

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  • 3 BEAM — (englisch „Strahl“) steht für: Beam (Robotik), Sammelbegriff für eine bestimmte Sorte von Robotern Beam (Band), ein Musikduo Breite über alles (Schiffsbreite) Beam ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Jacob Beam (1760–1839, eigentlich Johannes… …

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  • 4 Beam — (englisch „Strahl“) steht für: Beam (Robotik), Sammelbegriff für eine bestimmte Sorte von Robotern Beam (Band), ein Musikduo Breite über alles (Schiffsbreite) Beam ist der Nachname folgender Personen: H. Beam Piper (1904–1964), US amerikanischer… …

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  • 5 Beam — est un domaine de la robotique qui cherche à construire des robots avec le minimum de composants électroniques. La condition sinéquanone pour qu un robot soir considérré comme BEAM , inventée par le roboticien Mark Tilden, est de réduire au… …

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  • 6 BEAM.TV — is a global distribution network built for the advertising industry.The idea was created in 1998 when a group of people in the technology department of London facilities house The Mill had to find a way to please director Ridley Scott who was… …

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  • 7 BEAM — BEAM[1] (acronyme qui signifie « Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, and Mechanics ») est un concept robotique, créé par le roboticien Mark Tilden (en), qui cherche à construire des robots avec le minimum de composants électroniques …

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  • 8 Beam — Beam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beamed} (b[=e]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaming}.] To send forth; to emit; followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Beam — Beam, v. i. To emit beams of light. [1913 Webster] He beamed, the daystar of the rising age. Trumbull. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 beam — beamless, adj. beamlike, adj. /beem/, n. 1. any of various relatively long pieces of metal, wood, stone, etc., manufactured or shaped esp. for use as rigid members or parts of structures or machines. 2. Building Trades. a horizontal bearing… …

    Universalium

  • 11 beam — I. noun Etymology: Middle English beem, from Old English bēam tree, beam; akin to Old High German boum tree Date: before 12th century 1. a. a long piece of heavy often squared timber suitable for use in construction b. a wood or metal cylinder in …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 Beam Me Up — Infobox Single Name = Beam Me Up Artist = Tay Dizm featuring T Pain and Rick Ross Album = Length = B side = Released = August 19 2008 Format = Digital download Recorded = 2007 2008 Genre = Hip hop Length = 3:40 Label = Nappy Boy Digital/Jive… …

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  • 13 beam — See: OFF THE BEAM, ON THE BEAM …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 beam — 1. noun /biːm/ a) Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use. b) One of the principal horizontal timbers of a building; one of the transverse members of a ships frame on which the decks are laid… …

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  • 15 beam — 1. Any bar whose curvature changes under load; in dentistry, frequently used instead of “bar.” 2. A collimated emission of light or other radiation, such as an x ray b.. [O.H.G. Boum] Balkan b. SYN: Balkan frame. cantilever b. in dentistry, a b.… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 beam up — verb a) To teleport (someone or something) using a (fictional) device, especially from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship. b) To be teleported, or to teleport oneself, in this manner …

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  • 17 Beam center — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Beam compass — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Beam engine — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 beam feather — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English