from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The beam of a vehicle's headlight that provides long-range illumination.
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- n. the beam of a car's headlights that provides distant illumination
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The wood-burner does the heating and the cooking, and there’s a high beam to sling the bedding over to air, well away from the mice, which I imagine will come out to play like the Borrowers the minute I leave.