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beam
British English: /biːm/
American English: /bim/

Translation of beam in French:

noun

  • 1 (of light, torch, laser)
    (of vehicle lights, lighthouse, searchlight) (also Physics)
    on full beam (British English) (Automobile), on high beam (American English) (Automobile)
    en (pleins) phares
    on low beam (American English) (Automobile)
    en code
  • 5 (Aviation, Nautical) (radio or radar course)
    faisceau (m) de guidage
    to be off beam (British English) , to be off the beam (American English)
    être sorti du faisceau
    [figurative] (informal)
  • 7 (smile)
    grand sourire (m)

transitive verb

  • 1
    (radio, satellite) (programme, signal)
    the concert was beamed all over the world
    le concert a été diffusé partout dans le monde
  • 2 [figurative]his father beamed his congratulations
    son père, rayonnant, l'a félicité

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (sun, moon)
    the sun beamed down on us
    le soleil rayonnait au-dessus de nous

Idioms

[informal]
to be broad in the beam

être fort des hanches

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