beam

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  • The church still has its original roof made from large beams of wood.
  • She came into the room with beaming eyes and both hands extended. Cited from The Rudder Grangers Abroad and Other Stories, by Frank R. Stockton
  • If you move them toward the beam, you count their value.
  • In her eyes he saw all the love of years beaming there. Cited from The Rector of St. Mark's, by Mary J. Holmes
  • He put a piece in his mouth, and his face beamed with pleasure. Cited from Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories, by Florence Finch Kelly
  • She had known him since his birth, and beamed with joy at his return. Cited from Beyond The Rocks, by Elinor Glyn
  • She raised her proud head still higher and looked with death-beaming eyes far around and below her. Cited from The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen
  • The main floor beams are square at all levels except the dust floor.
  • The boat was long, beam, and made between against the current.
  • He beamed upon her; he felt no desire whatever to be gone. Cited from Helmet of Navarre, by Bertha Runkle
  • The passengers gave room for him, and told me afterwards of his beaming face. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • With beaming eyes the child looked at the kind gentleman who had always been so good to her. Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • John went to her with beaming face and caught her hands. Cited from The Old Flute-Player, by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
  • She spoke with grave content beaming in her eyes, just like herself. Cited from The Three Brides, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The happy, beaming face of the little one interested him very much. Cited from The Rector of St. Mark's, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Meanwhile, the good old soul sat and looked at me with a beaming expression. Cited from The Story of Bawn, by Katharine Tynan
  • As they did so the poet came along with a beaming face. Cited from From the Bottom Up, by Alexander Irvine
  • His face was beaming with happiness, as he held an open letter in his hand. Cited from The Rector of St. Mark's, by Mary J. Holmes
  • He turned his head, his face suddenly breaking into a beaming smile. Cited from The Fur Bringers, by Hulbert Footner
  • When we arrived, however, we found them all beaming and happy. Cited from A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium, by Hugh Gibson
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Meaning of beam

  • noun Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  • noun A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
  • noun A column of light (as from a beacon)
  • noun (nautical) breadth amidships
  • noun The broad side of a ship
    they sighted land on the port beam
  • verb Smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
  • verb Express with a beaming face or smile
    he beamed his approval