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  • 1 beam wind — /wind/, Naut. a wind blowing against a vessel from a direction at right angles to its keel. * * * beam wind, a wind which strikes a ship or aircraft at right angles to its length …

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  • 2 beam wind — /wind/, Naut. a wind blowing against a vessel from a direction at right angles to its keel. * * * …

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  • 3 Beam — (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod, spoke of …

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  • 4 Beam center — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

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  • 5 Beam compass — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

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  • 6 Beam engine — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

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  • 7 beam feather — Beam Beam (b[=e]m), n. [AS. be[ a]m beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. b[=a]m tree, OS. b[=o]m, D. boom, OHG. boum, poum, G. baum, Icel. ba[eth]mr, Goth. bagms and Gr. fy^ma a growth, fy^nai to become, to be. Cf. L. radius staff, rod …

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  • 8 Wind Profiler — System am Meteorologischen Observatorium Lindenberg Der Wind Profiler ist ein meteorologisches Messsystem. Mit dem Instrument ist man in der Lage, kostengünstig und in hoher zeitlicher Auflösung den Höhenwind zwischen 500 m bis 16 km und die… …

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  • 9 wind|lass — «WIHND luhs», noun, verb. –n. a machine for pulling or lifting things. A windlass is a kind of winch with a horizontal roller or beam, resting on supports, around which a rope, cable, or chain is wound, as to hoist water from a well or to raise… …

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  • 10 beam — Synonyms and related words: AM signal, CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, FM signal, H beam, I beam, IF signal, IF video signal, IM display, RF amplifier, RF echoes, RF signal, RF stage, TV band, X ray, abutment, actinic ray, actinism,… …

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  • 11 Wind profiler — at various elevations above the ground. Readings are made at each kilometer above sea level, up to the extent of the troposphere (up to the limit of the earths atmosphere, or 17 kilometers above mean sea level). Above this level there is… …

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  • 12 Beam (structure) — A statically determinate beam, bending (sagging) under an evenly distributed load. A beam is a horizontal structural element that is capable of withstanding load primarily by resisting bending. The bending force induced into the material of the… …

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  • 13 Beam engine — A beam engine is a design of engine based on the principles of a first class lever. A force is applied to one end of a beam, which is pivoted in the middle, and the lever action transfers the force to create work at the other end of the beam.The… …

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  • 14 wind beam — noun Etymology: Middle English windbeme, from wind (I) + beem, beme beam; from its function as a wind brace : collar beam …

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  • 15 beam — /bim / (say beem) noun 1. a thick, long piece of timber, shaped for structural use. 2. a similar piece of metal, stone, etc. 3. Building Trades one of the main horizontal supporting members in a building or the like, as for supporting a roof or… …

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  • 16 Wind class icebreaker — The Wind class icebreakers were a line of diesel electric powered icebreakers in service with the US Navy, United States Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Coast Guard and Soviet Navy from 1944 through the late 1970 s. Considered the most …

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  • 17 wind sock — Synonyms and related words: anemograph, anemometer, anemometrograph, anemoscope, beacon, beam, cock, fan marker, flare path, marker, pylon, racon, radar beacon, radio beacon, vane, weather vane, weathercock, wind cone, wind indicator, wind vane,… …

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  • 18 Wind gauge — Gauge Gauge, n. [Written also gage.] 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. [1913 Webster] This plate must be a gauge to file your worm and groove to equal breadth by. Moxon …

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  • 19 Beam Forming Network — Beamforming ist eine Methode zur Ortung (als Positionsbestimmung) von Quellen in Wellenfeldern (z. B. Schallfeldern). Entsprechende Vorrichtungen werden auch akustische Kamera oder Mikrofonarray genannt. In der Akustik wird Beamforming meistens… …

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  • 20 wind-beam — …

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