• WordNet 3.6
    • n I-beam girder having a cross section resembling the letter `I'
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n i-beam Any form of rolled iron having a cross-section resembling the letter I.
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In literature:

I was found lying within fifty feet of the base of the beam.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
I saw my friends on the platform beaming behind the speaker, and I heard my name whispered in the audience.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
We can have no warning, I suppose; your ship will outrace the radio beam.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Fellows passed me arm-in-arm, in earnest talk or with beaming faces, and only reminded me of what I had lost.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
I got it wropped in a hankercher on the top o' the beam over my bed.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
One summer I carried out, in a little open boat from Red River, a good Scotch iron beam plough.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
I didn't say you'd taken it, because, of course, if you had, you would have put it up on the beam.
"Burr Junior" by G. Manville Fenn
Ten minutes after, my father called me by name, and I found him waiting with the doctor outside, the Frenchman beaming on all in turn.
"Devon Boys" by George Manville Fenn
For my country I rejoice at the beams of peace.
"Stories Of Ohio 1897" by William Dean Howells
I saw by her beaming countenance that she was full of some matter of importance.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
Putting up my hand, I felt a beam above my head; could it be one of the rafters, or the roof?
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
I found that the ship was on her beam-ends.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
I now considered my fortune made; and the ship being full up to the beams, we made all sail to return home.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
I threw up his arm, and the pistol went off, striking the beams above.
"The Privateersman" by Frederick Marryat
Her eyes, suffused with tears, beamed so softly, so kindly on me, I could have fallen down and worshipped her.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
I'll engage meself to put six at laste o' the spalpeens on their beam-ends.
"The Red Eric" by R.M. Ballantyne
I looked in the main hold, and saw the beams giving way.
"The Ocean and its Wonders" by R.M. Ballantyne
I met her spectacled glance with a beam of approval.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Mrs. Trowbridge beamed all over when I said I should like to live on them for a month.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
I sat down in a beam of sunlight filtered through a sheet of factory cotton hung against a frosted skylight.
"Behind the Beyond" by Stephen Leacock

In poetry:

I sat and wept alway
Beneath the moon's most shadowy beam,
Watching the blossoms of the May
Weep leaves into the stream.
"Song III" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Oh could I sleep where moon-beams peep,
Beneath some mossy stone,
For when I die 'tis there I'll lie.
All quiet and alone.
"Oh Could I . . ." by R S Ward
To-morrow evening, then, lost Love !
When the last sun-beam sets,
I'll weave that grave an April wreath
A wreath of violets
"To-morrow, dear departed one!" by Mary Anne Browne
And then I’ve seen it rise again,
Bright as the beaming sky,
And young and pure and beautiful—
And felt that so shall I.
"I'm Growing Old" by Anonymous Americas
But never could I tune my reed,
At morn, or noon, or eve, so sweet,
As when upon the ocean shore
I hail'd thy star-beam mild.
"The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song To The Night" by Henry Kirke White
Dark, like the moon without the sun,
I mourn thine absence, Lord!
For light or comfort I have none,
But what thy beams afford.
"The Moon In Silver Glory Shone" by John Newton

In news:

I find that different vendors use these terms differently, and some like KROHNE and Faure Herman use the term 'beam'.
I-beam collapsed and employees fell into creek and were injured.
ODOT One of the snooze-worthy bridge designs proposed for the new westbound I-90 span across the Cuyahoga is called "solid beams".
"I'm ovulating," she says, beaming.
Still, the Sand Scorcher 's old-school styling remains untouched, from the I-beam front suspension to the PadlaTrax rear tires.
Traffic remained snarled in Issaquah hours after a flatbed tractor-trailer carrying a load of I-beams overturned on Highlands Drive Northeast at Interstate 90?s Exit 18.
All I know is if I can be in one place - say the laundry room - but beam myself into a Starbucks for a cappucino at the same time - my life might just be complete.
The next time you need a sturdy, level work surface, I've got the perfect solution for you: sawhorses and a pair of torsion beams.
At our facility, we have several mounted to the underside of structural I-beam.
During Tuesday regular meeting, the Board of Stephens County Commissioners approved two transfers of steel beams from the I-40 Crosstown Bridge.
"I use dictionaries a lot because I like to write stories," beamed Mariana Perry, 8,who got one of the nearly 120 paperback dictionaries distributed to all West Hill third-graders by members of the.
I posed this question to an audience of opera lovers recently, and everyone in the room immediately beamed — or pouted — with recognition and understanding.
"I feel infinite ," he says, beaming.
"I live for this," a beaming Henton said.
I've been playing with the Prince Morph Beam ThunderStick MP for about 12 years if memory serves.

In science:

Integrated H I maps of the galaxies were constructed by summing the primary beam corrected, isolated areas of H I emission.
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
The middle left panel presents the integrated H I column density map with the size of the synthesized beam in the lower left corner.
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
The wave function of the incoming beam is the input to the scattering problem: It is assumed that the problem of a free propagation in I is solved, and the incoming wave at the I-II interface, ψin (r)|x=xin = ψin (y ), is known.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
Let the incident wave ψin (y ) be a converging Gaussian beam i.e.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
In reference the lineary energy transfer threshold for SEU in a static register realized in deep-submicron technology has been measured using ion beams of various species (i.e., various lineary energy transfer values) to be 14.7 MeV·cm2mg−1 .
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
The remaining part may be uncovered by flipping the state of the environment associated with the reference beam to an orthogonal state |µe 6= 0e i (Fig. 1) .
Generalization of geometric phase to completely positive maps
Sj (r,t)i = δ j 3Is , hSj (r,t)Sk (r,t′ )i = δ j 3δ k3I 2 s + σ2δ j k δ (t′ − t) , where S3 is the component of the Poynting vector in the direction of the beam, Is the signal intensity and σ is a constant.
How photon detectors remove vacuum fluctuations
The produced fragments will be magnetically selected in rigidity by the beam magnetic analyzer, over the range of mass of interest for the counter, i.e., from charge 1 (Hydrogen) to about 26 (Fe region) .
The RICH counter of the AMS experiment
We note however that the velocity dispersion in the central regions may be overestimated due to beam smearing effects (although Meurer et al. 1996 argue against this), and that in turn the circular velocity may be over-corrected (i.e. overestimated) within r . 3 kpc.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
Consequently, ϕI is the logarithm of the S matrix with S given by Eq. (3.6) and the beam-splitter matrix (3.16).
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
Faced with this dilemma, the beam splitter distributes the two photons in either way with 1/√2 probability amplitude, i.e. with 50% probability after detection, a truly Solomonic solution.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
Downconversion is a nonlinear optical process [26, 168] where a pump beam Ep of frequency ωp generates two waves, the signal Es and the idler Ei , of frequencies ωs and ωi with ωp = ωs + ωi .
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
A coherent state |αi (α ∈ C) is generally assumed to be the best description of the state of a laser beam.
Simulation of quantum random walks using interference of classical field
In FR I radio galaxies the jet points at larger angles, and the “BL Lac” component should be beamed away from the observer.
The nuclear SED of NGC6251: a BL Lac in the center of an FR I radio galaxy
BS represents a beam splitter of transmission coefficient t = cos η and reflection coefficient r = sin η , with input ports I and J and output ports A and B. A single photon is incident on BS through the input port J.
Generalized Measurement and Conclusive Teleportation with Nonmaximal Entanglement