Definition of High beam

1. Noun. The beam of a car's headlights that provides distant illumination.

Lexicographical Neighbors of High Beam

high-yield bond
high C
high Fowler's
high altar
high altitude cerebral oedema
high altitude chamber
high altitude pulmonary oedema
high altitude sickness
high and dry
high and low
high and mighty
high and tight
high as a kite
high bar
high beam (current term)
high bit
high blood cholesterol
high blood pressure
high blood triglyceride
high card
high colonic
high color
high comedy
high command
high commissioner
high concept
high convex
high cotton

Literary usage of High beam

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2003)
"... CEA and CNRS have undertaken an important R&D programme on very high beam power light-ion accelerators (MW class) for several years. ..."

2. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-Efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, Satoshi Tanishima, International Energy Agency (2006)
"Light bulb High-beam filament Dispersed light (if present) Reflector (elliptical) Shield (near the image plane) Projector optics. ..."

3. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Unique instrumentation includes a nuclear microprobe with high beam currents in spot sizes no more than 10 micrometers in diameter for analyzing small ..."

4. Power and the Plow by Lynn Webster Ellis, Edward Aloysius Rumely (1911)
"For stubble plowing in very hard ground a high beam with a goose neck is necessary to keep the plow in the ground. On wooden beam plows and on some gang ..."

5. Feeding Animals: A Practical Work Upon the Laws of Animal Growth, Specially by Elliot W. Stewart (1883)
"... post on the side of the floor to the outside post, just under this high beam. Such a long brace on each side will hold the barn rigidly from rocking. ..."

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