Meaning of BEAM in English

BEAM

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 15th century

1 : to emit in beams or as a beam

2 : to support with beams

3 a : to transmit especially by satellite : BROADCAST b : to transmit (data) electronically c : to direct to a particular audience

intransitive verb

1 : to send out beams of light

2 : to smile with joy

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.