Definitions For Beam


  • A gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
  • Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  • The broad side of a ship
  • (nautical) breadth amidships
  • A signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
  • A column of light (as from a beacon)
  • A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
  • A line of light coming from a source (such as the sun or a headlight)
  • A line of energy, particles, etc., that cannot be seen
  • A long and heavy piece of wood or metal that is used as a support in a building or ship


  • Smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
  • Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
  • Express with a beaming face or smile
  • Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
  • Have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
  • Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
  • To smile happily
  • To say (something) while smiling happily
  • To send out beams of light or energy

Is Beam a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Beam is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Beam in a Sentence

  • A bright beam of light
  • We saw the beams from their flashlights.
  • The building's steel support beams
  • She beamed as she told us the good news.
  • They stood beaming with satisfaction.
  • “We're getting married!” he beamed.

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