Adjective "Beamed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Beamed


    Definition:

    1. any of various relatively long pieces of metal, wood, stone, etc., manufactured or shaped especially for use as rigid members or parts of structures or machines.

    2. Building Trades. a horizontal bearing member, as a joist or lintel.

    3. Engineering. a rigid member or structure supported at each end, subject to bending stresses from a direction perpendicular to its length.

    4. Nautical. a horizontal structural member, usually transverse, for supporting the decks and flats of a vessel. t

    Origin:
    beam

    Examples:

    "ceilings can be beamed."

    "backs can be beamed."

    "lounges can be beamed."

    "rooms can be beamed."

    "walls can be beamed."

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