Definition of full beam in English:

full beam

Line breaks: full beam

noun

[mass noun] British
The brightest setting of a vehicle’s headlights: his headlights were on full beam
More example sentences
  • The silver Mini Cooper drove smoothly down the darkened tunnel with its full beam headlights on at 30 mph.
  • The reasoning here being that I would see the full beam headlights of any other vehicles in the distance and have plenty of time to slow down.
  • He told the court a car came round a bend with full beam headlights on which blinded him, and within a second, a dark object fell into the side of his car.

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Pronunciation: kənˈspɪkjʊəs
adjective
clearly visible