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a cottage with low oak beams
the beam of the car headlights
a laser beam
A beam of happiness spread over her face.
Rumours about his resignation are way off beam.
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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
someone who tries to help to end a war
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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Definition of beam from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.