light beam

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Noun1.light beam - a column of light (as from a beacon)light beam - a column of light (as from a beacon)
heat ray - a ray that produces a thermal effect
high beam - the beam of a car's headlights that provides distant illumination
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
moon ray, moonbeam, moon-ray - a ray of moonlight
sunbeam, sunray - a ray of sunlight
laser beam - a beam of light generated by a laser
low beam - the beam of a car's headlights that provides illumination for a short distance
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As the sound field changes, so does the shape of the light beam.
The EXP-LED-HL-MSHA intrinsically safe LED headlight from Larson Electronics produces an intense light beam while providing up to 15 hours of illumination on a full charge.
Made of millions of nanobeads, the spheres break up the light beam.
Lack of closed space between the holes of the perforated plate to prevent the light beam from reaching the restoration so there were not enough uncured masses between the cured areas.
The new PSENopt advanced light beam devices allow the highest flexibility thanks to their multifunctionality: muting or blanking and cascading are implemented within the same light beam device.
Finally, Gaeta set up another lens to stitch the light segments back together, ensuring that the light beam emerging from the fiber looked exactly as it did at the start.
Use of this fact makes it possible to increase substantially accuracy of spatial resolution at increase of a light beam and to set out a lot of other experiment versions.
As a result, the signal riding on the light beam deflects with a consistent sweep rate.
A method and apparatus for inspection of a security article (10) is provided in which a substantially collimated light beam (15) from a point light source (14) is directed onto a diffractive optical projection element (DOE) (11).
Light Beam Industries, LLC, of Eugene, Oregon (USA), reports that it has developed a novel light-generating plastic using its patented technology.
Five months ago, Mark Benson and John Darland launched Light Beam Industries LLC.
The spherical sapphire lens is scratch resistant and projects a virtually cylindrical light beam with a diameter less than 4 ram, permitting vertical as well as horizontal mounting.