Translation of beam in Spanish:

beam

viga, n.

Pronunciation: /bim//biːm/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (in building) viga feminine
      (in ship) bao masculine
      Sport barra sueca feminine
      Sport barra de equilibrio feminine
      • This action is also seen in gymnastics in free exercise and beam routines, in the backhand stroke in racket sports, and in softball batting.
      • Good in all exercises, but excels on the asymmetrical bars and the beam.
      • This is fitted with white wall and floor units and an integrated oven, and has a pitched ceiling with exposed timber beams and an oak floor.
      • An alternative would be to acquire some of the expensive freestone, and use that to make the door or window frame, supported by wooden beams during the building process.
      • Here, behind the building's exposed beams, Sze stacked scores of small white jewelry boxes into precarious ziggurats.
      • These joists were the ceiling beams for the first floor great room.
      • I think they were especially successful in the floor exercises, the beam and the vaults.
      • The kitchen has a tiled floor, roof beams, ceiling spotlights and a fitted oven, hob and grill.
      • The finished apartments will have exposed original timber beams, oak flooring, glazed balconies and spiral staircases.
      • The smallest table measures three metres by four metres and can shake in any direction, simulating a quake and testing the movement of beams and columns.
      • She made it in the Zone meet Wednesday and made some nice improvements on bars and beam.
      • It is mounted on a support beam under my rear deck.
      • Inside, a lofty ceiling with exposed beams helps keep the non-air-conditioned space well-ventilated.
      • The entire deck is supported by steel beams with a complete steel deck over the cabin and engineroom.
      • The vessel's massive beam - nearly 30 feet at its widest - provides both stability and comfort.
      • In the event finals held Wednesday, Dong added the golds on vault, beam, and floor exercise to her all-around and team golds.
      • This features a quarry tiled floor, oak timber beams and numerous storage presses.
      • Her teammate was Maria's only real rival, but blew her chances with a fall from the beam.
      • With sturdy metal beams as their building blocks, architects and engineers could erect monumental skyscrapers hundreds of feet in the air.
      • I had never dived on a real pirate ship, and I imagined fully rigged masts, broad wooden beams, and a blonde-haired damsel gracing the bow of an eerie ghost ship.
      • The low, irregular ceiling is crisscrossed with beams made from ships' timbers and a log fire crackles merrily in the hearth.
      • Nancy Smith is another gymnast and enjoys exercising on the bars, beam and the vault.
      • Wood flooring, room-spanning collar-tie beams, and a refinished wood ceiling blend the spaces together.
      • This has a dark flagstone floor, exposed roof beams, a Stanley oil-fired range with a tiled backdrop and an attractive stone surround.
      • American junior Courtney Kupets also qualified to all four events, and led the field on bars and beam.
      • The concave roof of the island building, supported by beams suspended in tension, has its center in the sky.
      • Some of the principal beams, old ship's timbers, survived although they look rather lonely, silhouetted against the sky.
      • The village pub dates back to the 15th century and the renovation sees its original oak beams and tiled floors on full display.
      • One part of the outer hull is punctured by a support beam from the larger ship.
      • On beam, she missed valuable connections and removed some of her bonus elements for an 8.750.
      • Khorkina fell from bars and beam but managed a bronze medal on the floor exercise.
      • When the gymnast misses the beam the device instantly picks up the slack on the gym elastics, preventing her crashing to the ground.
      • But the deck doesn't flatten out because the horizontal beam underneath holds it in place.
      • The team was impressive especially on beam where gymnasts after gymnast nailed difficult combinations.
      • When we think of women swinging on bars, somersaulting on beams, tumbling on carpets and soaring over vaults at the Olympic Games, we do not necessarily think of Pamela Anderson.
      • She showed great form, expressive dance and world class difficulty on bars and beam.
      • The water rushing underneath the beam had a slightly dizzying effect on her, but she had to keep her eyes on the beam so she could tell where she was putting her feet.
      • At the aft end of the ventilation hatches, a curved beam spans the deck.
      • But bars and beam are both my strongest events, and they are less demanding on my back.
      • Startled, I jerked my hand away, smacking my head on one of the upper deck's support beams in the process.
      • All the rooms feature natural stone tiled floors and exposed beams.
      • A timber deck is supported on I beams which transfer its loads to the hoops.
      • It transpired that the oak beam supporting the floor had collapsed.
      • The breakfast room has a tiled floor and exposed roof beams.
      • The slab is designed as a continuous plate supported by the floor beams and edge girders.
      • His final result of 39.025 could have been higher if it were not for an error in coming off the beam.
      • Although she had troubles on bars and beam, she showed great promise for the future.
      • He didn't trust the crumbling clay-and-straw roof, much less the rickety wooden beams supporting the second floor.
      • The first scene set in the interior of the shop uses the tiled floor and roof beams to establish orthogonals and transversals.
      • Raducan had been the defending World and World Cup champion on both beam and floor exercise.
      • I started working the sideways back handspring on beam before I saw her do it.
      • The college is a big high building and it has very thick oak beams to support the ceiling.
      • On the beam, in the floor exercises and on the vault she demonstrated original elements for the first time in the world.

    • 1.2(widest part of ship)

      manga feminine
      on the port/starboard beam a babor/estribor
      • to be broad in the beam ser culón
      • The new vessel is almost two metres longer than their previous one and, coupled with a wider beam, means it is capable of being launched in more stormy conditions.
      • With her three pearl white parallel hulls she had a 25-foot beam.
      • She is one hundred and sixty eight feet in length, twenty four feet across the beam and weighs 330 tons.
      • This is really a very large boat with a beam of 8-foot 6-inches and a hull weight of an astonishing 4900 pounds.
      • She was constructed of teak and reported as being 84 tons, 56 feet in length and having a beam of 18 feet 6 inches.
      • Built in 2000, the M/Y Harmony G is a small ship with a beam of 20 feet and draft of 10 feet.

    • 1.3(of scales)

      astil masculine
      • A triple-beam balance gets its name because it has three beams that allow you to move known masses along the beam.
      • The original form of a weighing scale consisted of a beam with a fulcrum at its center.
      • The most usual Irish term for a balance in general, and also for the beam of a balance, was meadh [ma], which is the word in use at the present day.
      • Directions indicated by the beam of a balance or a hanging plummet are called horizontal or vertical, respectively.
      • The sequence of the above manifestations decidedly suggests the swing of a pendulum or beam of a balance in coming to rest, and for this widespread phenomenon the name oscillatory effect is proposed.

  • 2

    • 2.1(ray)

      rayo masculine
      (broad) haz de luz masculine
      a beam of light un rayo de luz
      • keep the headlights on high / full / main beam deja las (luces) largas
      • to align the beams alinear los faros
      • Diana had to cover her eyes, one of the beams were centred right on her.
      • Lighthouses are like isolated watchmen, flashing their warning beam of light in the night sky.
      • The double doors to his room had opened slightly, allowing a stray beam of light to stream into the dark room.
      • A wide bright red beam emerged from the staff, shooting up to the ceiling and beyond.
      • She saw the beam of light of the night watcher's flashlight turning from the corner, moving forward along the corridor towards her.
      • She is, at 53, shorter than you'd expect, broad in the beam and still so extravagantly beautiful she appears unreal.
      • To put it politely she was a little "broad in the beam" and we couldn't quite squeeze her into the entrance.
      • By night, a beam of light at the base of the monument would illuminate the night sky
      • It stopped when a beam of light flashed upon it from behind.
      • When he pressed a button on the phone, a wide blue beam shone on the pot and bucket.
      • I can remember trying a new, high-powered, high-voltage HID lamp with a very wide beam and ruining the night dive for all the other divers with me.
      • She sits for her entire first act with a single beam of light on her face, which is boldly unflattering but dramatic, and who can hate that?
      • But Lycra isn't for everyone, especially anyone who is broad in the beam or self-conscious.
      • The ferocious energy shot into the sky, and the colossal beam was visible from miles around, until slowly, it faded away.
      • It is a neutron star spinning just under 100 times per second and emitting regular radio pulses like a lighthouse beam.
      • Turning my torch on, I guide its beam towards the dock wall.
      • He had a touch of Jennifer Lopez's Latin good looks, but was less broad in the beam.
      • Annick is, to use one of my mother's expressions, a little broad in the beam.
      • As he stepped into a dim beam of light, I could make out his face; the face of a tortured man whose entire life had been called into question.
      • Natural light seeps through to every sump, and it is magical to drift through the maze of stalactites studded with reflective crystals, the light dancing in the beams of our torches.
      • It throws a beam of light which is so powerful it could be seen from the moon.
      • Isis stepped out into the dim room, illuminated only by a thin beam of light coming from beneath a door a few yards away.
      • Distances even to the nearest star - it takes a beam of light four whole years - are bewilderingly large.
      • A small lantern may seem like an odd item to include on this list, but Reid said lantern light makes a blood trail much more visible than the direct beam of a flashlight.
      • These selective or directional cells are produced by base stations that send out narrow beams at the entrances to tunnels or along roads in rural areas.

    • 2.2Radio

      haz de radiofaro masculine
      to be off (the) beam (wrong) estar equivocado
      • he's way off (the) beam if he thinks that está totalmente equivocado si piensa eso
      • to be on the beam
      • her predictions were right on the beam sus predicciones resultaron totalmente acertadas
      • you're right on the beam! ¡has dado en el clavo!
      • The unit installs at the transom and emits sonar beams that ‘look’ out to 240 feet on either side of the boat.
      • The surrounding glacially scoured landscape is also generally free of topography that can obstruct the radar's beam.
      • The system reflected the radar beam off the ionosphere to detect objects from ranges of 500 to nearly 2,000 miles.
      • Not reflected sunlight, but reflected radar beams read by satellite, have given Antarctica new dimensions.
      • Unfortunately, radar beam refraction over the lakes remains poorly understood.
      • The radar system will also incorporate the agile beam steering capabilities developed for the APG - 77.
      • The spacecraft also examined the properties of the Venusian atmosphere in ultra-violet light and measured how radio beams are deflected by the clouds.
      • So in 1985 the Navy launched Geosat, a satellite that measured the height of the sea surface by bouncing a radar beam off it.
      • In addition to detecting enemy aircraft, the radar beam also echoed from precipitation, which proved a valuable tool in war planning.
      • The two transmitted beams cross at the lower troposphere, bouncing back to the receiving end.
      • Snowflakes grow rapidly as cloud temperatures rise towards 0 deg C, but this level may be below the radar beam.
      • The beams would guide a pilot to the airstrip, but in conditions of zero visibility, they did not provide altitude.
      • That's the radar beam actually shooting up through the eye of this storm.
      • It is true that, in bad weather, radar beams can be reflected off waves, causing false echoes or making the screen unreadable.
      • This causes the upward-looking beam of an airport radar to be refracted downward so it is reflected off of autos, ships, and surface objects.
      • The transceiver sends out a radar beam into the environment that reflects off whatever it hits.
      • Radar beams penetrated through Venus's thick cloud layers to reveal these surface images of both sides.
      • This modulation can be monitored by the diffraction efficiency of a probe beam (TG signal).
      • Radar detectors do just what their name implies - they detect the radar beams that are emitted from a police officer or state trooper's radar guns.
      • The phased array radar provides instantaneous beam steering which gives the advantage of vast reaction time against airborne threats.


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (shine)
    brillar
    the sun was beaming down from a cloudless sky el sol caía de lleno desde un cielo sin nubes
  • 2

    (smile)
    sonreír
    he greeted them with a beaming smile los saludó con una sonrisa radiante
    • she beamed with delight sonrió encantada

    abiertamente


transitive verb

  • 1

    (broadcast)
    transmitir
  • 2

    (express by smile)
    he beamed a welcome sonrió en señal de bienvenida