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Definitions of BEAM
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
A long piece of timber or iron used to support the rafters of a building; one of the principal crosswise horizontal timbers of a building or ship; the extreme breadth of a ship; the bar of a balance on which the scales are hung; a ray or the parallel rays of light given out from the sun or any other body which gives forth light.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A large piece of timber or metal laid across the walls to support the principal rafters in a building; a transverse piece of timber, the width of a ship, supporting the deck and staying the sides; any large and long piece of timber; the part of a balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended; the pole of a carriage; a cylinder, or part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp; also, a cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven; the main piece of a plough, in which the plough-tails are fixed, and by which it is drawn; the shank of an anchor; the part on the head of a stag which bears the antlers; a collection of parallel rays of light emitted from the sun, or other luminous body; a ray.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Anglo-Saxon] Any large piece of timber, long in proportion to its thickness;-a main timber of a building, ship, loom, plough, or other structure ;-the part of a balance from which the scales hang ;-the pole of a carriage -the shank of an anchor;-a collection of parallel rays from any luminous body.
The main piece of timber that supports the lofts of a house; any large and long piece of timber; that part of a balance, to the ends of which the scales are suspended; a cylindrical piece of wood belonging to the loom, on which the web is gradually rolled as it is wove; the ray of light emitted from some luminous body.
By Thomas Sheridan