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2 verb
Related topics: Communications, Broadcasting, Power
1 [intransitive] to smile very happily:
Sherman looked at his sons and beamed proudly.
beam with
Connie beamed with pleasure.
beam at
McLeish beamed at her.
2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]TCB to send a radio or television signal through the air, especially to somewhere very distant:
the first sports broadcast to be beamed across the Atlantic
3 [intransitive and transitive]TP to send out a line of light, heat, energy etc:
The sun beamed through the clouds.

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