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

Translation of beam in German:

noun

  • 2
    (ray etc.)
    [Licht]strahl, der
    beam of light
    Lichtstrahl, der
    the car's headlamps were on full beam
    die Scheinwerfer des Wagens waren aufgeblendet
  • 3 (Aviation, Military, etc.)
    (guide)
    Peil- od. Leitstrahl, der
    (course)come in on the beam
    auf dem Peil- od. Leitstrahl ein- od. anfliegen
    be off beam [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    danebenliegen [colloquial]
    be on the beam [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    richtig liegen [colloquial]
  • 4
    (smile)
    Strahlen, das
  • 5 (Nautical) (ship's breadth)
    [größte] Schiffsbreite
    (side of ship)
    [Schiffs]seite, die
    beams
    Decksbalken
    on the beam
    querschiffs
    on the port beam broad in the beam [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    breithüftig
  • 6
    (in balance)
    Waagebalken, der

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 2
    (smile)
    strahlen
    beam at somebody
    jemanden anstrahlen

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