Synonyms for (noun) beam

Synonyms: balance beam, beam

Definition: a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts

Similar words: gymnastic apparatus, exerciser

Definition: sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises


Synonyms: beam

Definition: long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Similar words: piece

Definition: a separate part of a whole

Usage: an important piece of the evidence


Similar words: structural member

Definition: support that is a constituent part of any structure or building


Synonyms: beam

Definition: the broad side of a ship

Usage: they sighted land on the port beam

Similar words: side

Definition: an extended outer surface of an object

Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house


Synonyms: beam

Definition: (nautical) breadth amidships

Similar words: width, breadth

Definition: the extent of something from side to side


Synonyms: radio beam, beam

Definition: a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather

Similar words: sign, signal, signaling

Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped


Synonyms: beam, beam of light, shaft, shaft of light, ray, ray of light, irradiation, light beam

Definition: a column of light (as from a beacon)

Similar words: light, visible light, visible radiation

Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

Usage: the light was filtered through a soft glass window


Synonyms: ray, beam, electron beam

Definition: a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

Similar words: electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation

Definition: radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge

Synonyms for (verb) beam

Synonyms: beam

Definition: smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression

Similar words: smile

Definition: change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure


Synonyms: broadcast, send, transmit, beam, air

Definition: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

Usage: We cannot air this X-rated song

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare


Synonyms: beam

Definition: express with a beaming face or smile

Usage: he beamed his approval

Similar words: show, evince, express

Definition: give expression to

Usage: She showed her disappointment


Synonyms: beam, glow, radiate, shine

Definition: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

Usage: She was beaming with joy; Her face radiated with happiness

Similar words: feel, experience

Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret


Synonyms: shine, glow, radiate, beam

Definition: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink

Usage: Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time