sunbeam

noun
sun·​beam | \ ˈsən-ˌbēm How to pronounce sunbeam (audio) \

Definition of sunbeam

: a ray of sunlight

Examples of sunbeam in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021 While a pastor spoke during Yong Ae Yue's funeral Friday, a sunbeam came through the window and shone upon Yue's two sons, a sure sign their mother was watching, one of them said. Kate Brumback, ajc, 27 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of sunbeam

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sunbeam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sunbeam. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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sunbeam

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sunbeam

: a ray of sunlight

sunbeam

noun
sun·​beam | \ ˈsən-ˌbēm How to pronounce sunbeam (audio) \

Kids Definition of sunbeam

: a ray of sunlight

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