sunbeam

noun sun·beam \ ˈsən-ˌbēm \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of sunbeam

: a ray of sunlight

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First Known Use of sunbeam

before 12th century

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Definition of sunbeam for English Language Learners

  • : a ray of sunlight


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sunbeam

noun sun·beam \ ˈsən-ˌbēm \

Definition of sunbeam for Students

: a ray of sunlight


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