Synonyms
Etymology

1. electron

noun. ['ˌɪˈlɛktrɑːn'] an elementary particle with negative charge.

Synonyms

  • negatron
  • delta ray
  • photoelectron
  • lepton
  • valence electron

Etymology

  • electrum (Latin)
  • ἤλεκτρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἠλέκτωρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word electron-beam


1. Noun Phrase
Then a series of scanning coils move this focused electron beam across the specimen.

2. Noun Phrase
The electron beam bumps off the electrons that already exist on the specimen.

3. Noun Phrase
Pure tungsten also forms the electron beam target in the vacuum tubes producing X-rays for medical and industrial imaging.

2. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather.

Synonyms

  • signal
  • radio beam
  • signaling

Antonyms

  • ride
  • ratite
  • dark
  • bright

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.

Synonyms

  • crosspiece
  • timber
  • trave
  • ridge
  • tie
  • piece
  • box girder
  • balk
  • shore
  • rafter
  • baulk
  • tie beam
  • traverse
  • wood
  • structural member
  • joist
  • ridgepole
  • keel
  • rider plate
  • header
  • rooftree
  • crossbeam
  • keelson
  • lintel
  • box beam
  • shoring
  • girder

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • detach
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression.

Antonyms

  • impure

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • shaft
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • irradiation
  • moon ray
  • ray

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • light
  • extinguish
  • darken

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. beam

noun. ['ˈbiːm'] a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation.

Synonyms

  • cathode ray
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electron beam
  • electromagnetic wave
  • ray

Antonyms

  • rise
  • heavy
  • chaste
  • fatty

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] express with a beaming face or smile.

Synonyms

  • express
  • show

Antonyms

  • intemperate
  • compact
  • indigestible

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light.

Synonyms

  • flicker
  • outshine
  • beacon
  • blaze
  • flare
  • flick
  • twinkle
  • scintillate
  • beat down
  • shimmer
  • glow
  • flame
  • shine
  • winkle
  • glare

Antonyms

  • obscurity
  • wet
  • ample
  • adorned

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television.

Synonyms

  • broadcast
  • send
  • telecast
  • air
  • bare
  • rebroadcast
  • publicise
  • satellite
  • rerun
  • sportscast
  • televise
  • transmit
  • interrogate

Antonyms

  • stressed
  • heavy-footed
  • deep
  • serious

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. beam

verb. ['ˈbiːm'] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion.

Synonyms

  • radiate
  • shine
  • experience
  • glow

Antonyms

  • heavy-duty
  • thick
  • absorb
  • hypopigmentation

Etymology

  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bemen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beamian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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