beam : Definition, Synonyms, Usage in Word Games & More



  • Any large piece of timber or iron long in proportion to its thickness, and prepared for use.
  • One of the principal horizontal timbers 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.
  • The maximum width of a vessel (note that a vessel with a beam of 15 foot can also be said to be 15 foot abeam)
  • The crossbar of a mechanical balance, from the ends of which the scales are suspended.
  • The principal stem of the antler of a deer.
  • The pole of a carriage or chariot.
  • A cylinder of wood, making part of a loom, on which weavers wind the warp before weaving and the cylinder on which the cloth is rolled, as it is woven.
  • The straight part or shank of an anchor.
  • The central bar of a plow, to which the handles and colter are secured, and to the end of which are attached the oxen or horses that draw it.
  • In steam 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.
  • A ray or collection of approximately parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body.
  • A ray; a gleam.
  • One of the long feathers in the wing of a hawk.
  • A horizontal bar which connects the stems of two or more notes to group them and to indicate metric value.
  • An elevated rectangular dirt pile used to cheaply build an elevated portion of a railway.

Length of Word beam

The length of the word "beam" is 4 letters. Also check more 4 letter words and 4 Letter words starting with b.

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Is beam a Valid Scrabble Word?

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Is beam a Valid Wordle Word?

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