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One of the principal horizontal structural members, usually of steel, timber, or concrete, of a building; one of the transverse members of a ship's frame on which the decks are laid — supported at the sides by knees in wooden ships and by stringers in steel ones.
(RQ:Homer Chapman Odysseys)
1905, Beatrix Potter, ''Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle|The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle''
- Lucie opened the door: and what do you think there was inside the hill?—a nice clean kitchen with a flagged floor and wooden beams—just like any other farm kitchen.
1892, Sydney Marow Eardley-Wilmot, ''Development of Navies During the Last Half-Century|The Development of Navies During the Last Half-Century'' Development of Navies During the Last Half-Century/Chapter 7|Chapter 7
- Being only 280 ft. long, with a beam of 66 ft, their speed is moderate, and for a long time difficulty was experienced in steering them.
- As the vessel passes a landmark, the landmark is said to be abeam. Once the vessel has passed the landmark, it falls abaft the beam, then it gradually falls astern.
(RQ:Pope Rape of the Lock)
The principal stem of the antler of a deer.
(quote-book), (w)| passage=Soon after this be subdued the ''Pisidians'' who made head against him, and conquered the ''Phrygians'', at whose chief city ''Gordium'' (which is said to have been the seat of the ancient ''Midas'') he saw the famous chariot fastened with cords made of the bark of the ''Cornel-Tree'', and was informed that the inhabitants had a constant tradition, that the empire of the world was reserved for him who should untie the knot. Most are of opinion, that ''Alexander'' finding that he could not untie it, because the ends of it were secretly folded up within it, cut it asunder with his sword, so that several ends appeared. But ''Aristobulus'' tells us that he very easily undid it, by only pulling the pin out of the beam which fastened the yoke to it, and afterwards drawing out the yoke itself.
In engines, a heavy iron lever having an oscillating motion on a central axis, one end of which is connected with the piston rod from which it receives motion, and the other with the crank of the wheel shaft.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice Q1)
A ray; a gleam.
(RQ:Keble Christian Year)
An elevated rectangular dirt pile used to cheaply build an elevated portion of a railway.
1996, Eric S. Raymond, Guy L. Steele, ''The New Hacker's Dictionary'' (page 208)
- To beam a file using the File Transfer Protocol.
2002, Michael Miller, ''10 Minute Guide to Pocket PC 2002'' (page 74)
- To beam a file to another Pocket PC, follow these steps: (..)
To put (something) on a beam.
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(topics) beam of wood