beamy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj beamy radiating or as if radiating light "the beaming sun","the effulgent daffodils","a radiant sunrise","a refulgent sunset"
    • adj beamy broad in the beam "a beamy cargo ship"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Beamy Emitting beams of light; radiant; shining. "Beamy gold."
    • Beamy Having horns, or antlers. "Beamy stags in toils engage."
    • Beamy Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy. "His double-biting ax, and beamy spear."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • beamy Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy: as, “his … beamy spear,”
    • beamy Having horns or antlers: as, “beamy stags,”
    • beamy Nautical, having much beam or breadth; broad in the beam: said of a ship whose beam is more than one tenth of its length.
    • beamy Emitting rays of light; radiant; shining.
    • beamy Figuratively, radiant; joyous; gladsome.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Beamy shining
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. béam, a tree, stock of a tree, a ray of light; Ger. baum, a tree; Gr. phyma, a growth—phy-ein, to grow.

Usage

In literature:

The beamy spear, descending from above, His cuirass pierc'd, and thro' his body drove.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
Fleet was his foot on the bracken: Patrick of the beamy brow.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Like the accordant twinkling of two eyes, Their beamy circlets, dancing to the sounds.
"The Vision of Paradise, Complete" by Dante Alighieri
Like the accordant twinkling of two eyes, Their beamy circlets, dancing to the sounds.
"The Divine Comedy, Complete" by Dante Alighieri
From that hour I have seen not her eyes' beamy lights, From that hour I have known no delectable nights.
"Targum" by George Borrow
The rowers seemed to be perspiringly aware that the boat was vast and beamy.
"The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
He set him out unsufferably bright, And sow'd in every part his beamy Light.
"Discourse on Criticism and of Poetry (1707)" by Samuel Cobb
Yonder are some but budding, as if yet the frost lay on the honey-dew that protects the beamy germs.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
The winter is over and gone; spring has followed with beamy and shadowy, with flowery and showery flight.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
That your fair eyes are clouded, and dimm'd their beamy shine?
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
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In poetry:

All eloquent, her eyes express'd
Her heart to each fine feeling true:
For in their orbs did pity rest,
Suffusing soft their beamy blue.
"Bertram And Anna" by Thomas Gent
I, the image of light and gladness,
Saw and pitied that mournful boy;
And I swore to take his gloomy sadness,
And give to him my beamy joy -
"The Two Children Pt. II" by Emily Jane Bronte
Shine o'er my path, thou beamy light,
Sweet Hope ! the wilds of Life adorning ;
O lead me from the mists of Night
To all the blaze and bloom of Morning.
"Glances Back" by Laura Sophia Temple
At thy appearance, Grief itself is said
To shake his wings and rouse his head.
And cloudy Care has often took
A gentle beamy smile reflected from thy look.
"Hymn. To Light" by Abraham Cowley
Soon after this was seen a radiant star,
Excessive clear, and visible afar,
Whose beamy lustre bright'ning all the air,
Was thought the Birth of Jesus to declare.
"The Life And Death Of Christ" by Rees Prichard
Black beamy hairs, which so seem to arise
From the extraction of those eyes,
That into you she destin-like doth spin
The beams she spares, what time her soul retires,
And by those hallowed fires,
Keeps house all night within.
"To Her Hair" by Lord Edward Herbert of Cherbury

In news:

Beamy topsides and bold below, this new sailboat from Germany is intended to be handled by a couple.
The Stamas 308 Predator is a beamy offshore beast.
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In science:

When taking an e out of an e, a soft γ is left behind, which e (x, Q2 ) at x = 0.999999 than to the ordinary beamis then more related to the cutoff of f e remnant concept, but is handled with the same machinery.
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