Definition of Light beam

1. Noun. A column of light (as from a beacon).




Lexicographical Neighbors of Light Beam

light-off temperature
light-repressible receptor protein kinase
light-scattering photometry
light-sensitive
light-skinned
light-tight
light-water reactor
light-year
light a fire under
light adaptation
light air
light as a feather
light at the end of the tunnel
light ballast
light bath
light beam (current term)
light beer
light bread
light breeze
light brown
light bucket
light bulb
light bulb joke
light bulb jokes
light bulbs
light cells of thyroid
light chain
light chain-related amyloidosis
light circuit
light clay

Literary usage of Light beam

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

1. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1912)
"THE light beam BY OLIVER OPP-DYKE. A single ray of light comes beaming down, And falls upon the nun's uplifted head; She seems illumined with a heavenly ..."

2. The Technical World Magazine (1909)
"The reader may be inclined to wonder why the reflected beam of the search light is not visible, on a dark night, as the original search light beam is ..."

3. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"Oblivion is the dark page whereon memory writes her light-beam characters and makes them legible ; were it all light, nothing could be read there, ..."

4. Practical Physics: A Laboratory Manual for Colleges and Technical Schools by William Suddards Franklin (1908)
"Therefore the solid angle of the cone which contains the search-light beam is ^ divided by 30' or j^y of a unit, and, if we assume that no light is lost in ..."

5. The Elements of Electrical Engineering: A Text Book for Technical Schools by William Suddards Franklin, William Esty (1906)
"Therefore the solid angle of the cone which contains the search-light beam is ^ divided by 301 or j^ff of a unit, and, if we assume that no light is lost in ..."

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