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Synonyms for beam
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radio beam, beam(noun)

    a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, shaft, shaft of light, ray of light, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  2. beam(noun)

    long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, ray of light, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  3. beam, ray, electron beam(noun)

    a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, ray of light, re, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  4. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation(noun)

    a column of light (as from a beacon)

    Synonyms:
    shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, radio beam, ray of light, actinotherapy, radiation, re, cock, rotating shaft, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, electron beam, balance beam, scape, slam, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, radiotherapy, light beam, quill, gibe, beam of light, putz, jibe, radiation therapy, irradiation, ray, shot

  5. beam(noun)

    (nautical) breadth amidships

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, ray of light, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  6. beam(noun)

    the broad side of a ship

    "they sighted land on the port beam"

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, ray of light, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  7. balance beam, beam(verb)

    a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, shaft, shaft of light, ray of light, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  8. beam(verb)

    smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression

    Synonyms:
    radiate, broadcast, shine, glow, transmit, send, air

  9. shine, beam(verb)

    emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

    "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, shine, smoothen, polish, reflect, broadcast, glitter, air, gleam, transmit, strike, glint, fall, glisten, glow, send, radiate

  10. beam(verb)

    express with a beaming face or smile

    "he beamed his approval"

    Synonyms:
    radiate, broadcast, shine, glow, transmit, send, air

  11. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit(verb)

    broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

    "We cannot air this X-rated song"

    Synonyms:
    convey, circulate, air out, transfer, get off, place, spread, impart, mail, radiate, send off, commit, station, bare, post, communicate, glow, publicise, channelize, ship, channelise, ventilate, disperse, circularize, institutionalise, channel, carry, shine, transport, disseminate, pass around, direct, charge, publicize, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, propagate, send out, conduct, vent, air, institutionalize, circularise, send, aerate, transmit

  12. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

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

    "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, shine, reflect, diversify, ray, radiate, strike, burn, broadcast, smoothen, glitter, air, polish, gleam, transmit, glint, fall, glisten, glow, send

  13. glow, beam, radiate, shine(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    smooth, shine, reflect, diversify, ray, radiate, strike, burn, broadcast, smoothen, glitter, air, polish, gleam, transmit, glint, fall, glisten, glow, send

Editors Contribution

  1. grinned

    smiling broadly

    fake smile

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beam(n.)

    Synonyms:
    GIRDER, piece of timber

  2. beam(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ray, pencil, streak, gleam, GLIMMER

  3. beam(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    shine, emit rays

  4. beam(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shoot forth, emit in rays or beams

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beam(n)

    Synonyms:
    girder, joist, ray, gleam

  2. beam(v)

    Synonyms:
    gleam, shine, glitter, glisten, scintillate

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Beam":

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How to pronounce beam?

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How to say beam in sign language?

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How to use beam in a sentence?

  1. Charles Lamb:

    Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple.

  2. Dag Hammarskjld:

    You are... the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does.

  3. Keoki Jackson:

    Fiber-optics lasers are revolutionizing direct energy systems, we are investing in every component of the system – from the optics and beam control to the laser itself – to drive size, weight, and power efficiencies.

  4. Elizabeth Vidal:

    He was this beam of light.

  5. Kevin Smith:

    We are extremely confident in these security measures, however, we continually review our processes to ensure that we are doing everything possible to protect Jim Beam.

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