Definition of sunbeam in English:

Share this entry

sunbeam

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnbiːm/

noun

A ray of sunlight: the pianist was complaining about the sunbeam which was falling across her face
More example sentences
  • Light breaks over the horizon, sunbeams become sunlight, the key's grooves line up with the ignition's latches.
  • In 1665 he split a sunbeam into a many-hued spectrum by passing it through a prism in a darkened room.
  • The three mirrors, 2,5 metres in diameter, will be guided by a computer to track the movement of the sun, capturing the light and redirecting sunbeams into a small park below.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

More words in this category

asp bigeye dace ferox greeneye