Definition of sunbeam in English:


Line breaks: sun|beam
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnbiːm


  • A ray of sunlight: the pianist was complaining about the sunbeam which was falling across her face
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    • 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.

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