full beam


Definition of full beam


  1. :  the setting of a vehicle's headlights that makes the brightest light :  high beam The car's headlights were on full beam.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

    :  complete especially in detail, number, or duration

    :  lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. :  very, extremely

    :  entirely

    :  straight, squarely

  1. :  the highest or fullest state or degree

    :  the utmost extent

  1. :  to become full

    :  to make full in sewing

  1. :  to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

  1. :  a long piece of heavy often squared timber suitable for use in construction

    :  a wood or metal cylinder in a loom on which the warp (see 1warp 1a) is wound

    :  the part of a plow to which handles, standard, and coulter are attached

  1. :  to emit in beams or as a beam (see 1beam 2)

    :  to support with beams (see 1beam 1)

    :  to transmit especially by satellite :  broadcast

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