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adj. beam·i·er, beam·i·est
1. Broad in the beam, as a ship.
2. Emitting beams, as of light; radiant.
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(ˈbi mi)

adj. beam•i•er, beam•i•est.
1. emitting beams of or as of light; radiant.
2. broad in the beam, as a ship.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beamy - broad in the beambeamy - broad in the beam; "a beamy cargo ship"
broad, wide - having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
2.beamy - radiating or as if radiating lightbeamy - radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
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Gay of mood she was and glad Since she sorely tired, now could settle down, On the branches of the tree, on its beamy mast.
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Far-distant images draw nigh, Called forth by wond'rous potency Of beamy radiance, that imbues Whate'er it strikes, with gem-like hues!
"Now drop." The captain stayed on the wheel, controlling the drift of his beamy boat so that we approached the wreck stern-to.
With the rhythmic march of heroic couplets the poem then quickly escalates to an outright call for Britain "to wield / The beamy spear" and revive the "martial ardour" of its own heroic past (320).
They convey a fulgent, beamy energy which challenges the onlooker to discover her identity.
He is not a knight-errant, roaming at will in pursuit of his own ideal of beamy or of goodness."); Adam Liptak, At 89, Stevens Contemplates the Law, and How to Leave It, N.Y.
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We hit the trail and reach the lean-to at Third Spruce Lake in two hours, lingering in the peace and beamy of the West Canada Lakes Wilderness Area before hiking another three miles to Sampson Bog outlet.