from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In cloth-manuf., the operation of winding the warp-yarn on the beam of a loom.
  • noun In leather-making, the operation of working hides with a slicker over a beam, or with a beaming-machine.
  • Characterized by radiance; bright; cheerful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Emitting beams; radiant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion.
  • verb Present participle of beam.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pleased and proud
  • adjective cheerful and bright
  • adjective radiating or as if radiating light


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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