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How to Pronounce beam?

Correct pronunciation for the word "beam" is [bˈiːm], [bˈiːm], [b_ˈiː_m].

Definition of beam

  1. To send forth; to emit.
  2. 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.
  3. To emit rays of light; to shine. On the beam, at right angles to the keel. On her beam ends, when a ship is thrown so much over on one side that the beams approach a vertical position. To be on one's beam ends, to be in extreme embarrassment.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Beam?

  • The personal forms of the verb "beam" in the present tense are:

  • - I beam

  • - You beam

  • - He/she/it beams

  • - We beam

  • - You beam

  • - They beam
  • What is the past tense of Beam?

  • The personal forms of the verb "beam" in past tense are as follows:

  • - First person singular: I beamed

  • - Second person singular: You beamed

  • - Third person singular: He/she/it beamed

  • - First person plural: We beamed

  • - Second person plural: You beamed

  • - Third person plural: They beamed
  • What is the adverb for beam?

    The adverb form of the word "beam" is "beamingly".

    What is the adjective for beam?

    The adjective form of the word "beam" is "beaming".

    Usage over time for beam:

    This graph shows how "beam" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of beam?

    The plural of the "beam" can be the "beams".

    What is the singular form of beam?

    The singular of the "beam" can be the "beam".

    Synonyms for Beam:


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