Definition of Light beam
1. Noun. A column of light (as from a beacon).
Specialized synonyms: Heat Ray, High Beam, Moon Ray, Moon-ray, Moonbeam, Sunbeam, Sunray, Laser Beam, Low Beam
Generic synonyms: Light, Visible Light, Visible Radiation
Derivative terms: Beam, Beamy, Irradiate, Ray
Lexicographical Neighbors of Light Beam
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 ..."