|1.||[ noun ] a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides pilots in darkness or bad weather|
|Related terms:||signal air|
|2.||[ noun ] long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction|
|Related terms:||structural_member timber rafter ridge tie cantilever trave keelson rider_plate header header shore joist keel girder box_beam|
|3.||[ verb ] smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression|
|4.||[ noun ] (physics) a column of light (as from a beacon)|
|Synonyms:||ray light_beam shaft_of_light shaft ray_of_light irradiation beam_of_light|
|Related terms:||light sunbeam heat_ray laser_beam moonbeam low_beam high_beam irradiate|
|5.||[ noun ] (physics) a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation|
|Related terms:||electromagnetic_radiation particle_beam cathode_ray irradiate|
|6.||[ verb ] express with a beaming face or smile|
: "he beamed his approval"
|7.||[ verb ] (television) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television|
|Synonyms:||send broadcast transmit air|
"We cannot air this X-rated song"
|Related terms:||publicize televize rerun satellite sportscast interrogate broadcast_media broadcast radio_beam air broadcaster transmitter air|
|8.||[ verb ] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light|
"The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces "
|Related terms:||burn blaze flare outshine beacon glare opalesce flicker twinkle glare beat_down shimmer radiance|
|9.||[ verb ] esp. of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink|
|Synonyms:||glow shine radiate|
"Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
|Related terms:||look gleam|
|10.||[ verb ] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion|
|Synonyms:||radiate shine glow|
"She was beaming with joy" "Her face radiated with happiness"
|Related terms:||feel radiance|
|11.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2070|
|12.||[ noun ] breadth amidships|
|Related terms:||width wideness ship|
|13.||[ noun ] (sport,games) a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts|