a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
- balance beam
the broad side of a ship
"they sighted land on the port beam"
(nautical) breadth amidships
a column of light (as from a beacon)
- beam of light - light beam - ray of light - shaft of light
a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
- electron beam
long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
a signal transmitted along a narrow path
guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
- radio beam
experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
"She was beaming with joy"
"Her face radiated with happiness"
have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
"Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
"We cannot air this X-rated song"
express with a beaming face or smile
"he beamed his approval"
be bright, as of the sun or a light
"The sun shone bright that day"
"The fire beamed on their faces"
express joy through one's facial expression