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  1. Beams

    Beams is a Japanese clothing brand, established in 1976 in Harajuku district of Tokyo, whose chief executive officer is Yo Shitara. Besides stores in many places in Japan, they have branch offices in New York, Milan, London, and Paris.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. beams

    Strong transverse pieces of timber stretching across the ship from one side to the other, to support the decks and retain the sides at their proper distance, with which they are firmly connected by means of strong knees, and sometimes of standards. They are sustained at each end by thick stringers on the ship's side, called shelf-pieces, upon which they rest. The main-beam is next abaft the main-mast, which is stepped between two beams with transverse supports termed partners; the foremost of these is generally termed the main-beam, or the after-beam of the main-hatchway. The greatest beam of all is called the midship-beam.

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  1. beams

    Plural form of beam.

    The house was a traditional cottage and had beautiful beams in the ceiling that were original.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 20, 2015  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BEAMS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Beams is ranked #17142 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Beams surname appeared 1,653 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Beams.

    86% or 1,423 total occurrences were White.
    4.1% or 68 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 67 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    3.9% or 66 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 15 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.8% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beams in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beams in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of beams in a Sentence

  1. Krupali Uplekar Krusche:

    Scan data... will help them recreate measurements for beams and the overall structure.

  2. Greg Batista:

    Spalling can get to a point that, if not repaired, it can lead to eventual collapse, and I've been to places where there have been collapses of floors, of beams, of columns.

  3. Marcin Glowacki:

    When galaxies collide, the gas they contain becomes extremely dense and can trigger concentrated beams of light to shoot out.

  4. Shakespeare:

    How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.

  5. Mimi Son and Elliot Woods:

    The work is supposed to collaborate with that anticipation of sunshine ... (It) brings together different natural elements to create this drawing that will hang inside the air, using light from the sun and a set of robotic mirrors, we're able to create beams of light in the air and we catch those in a mist of water ... and each one of those beams becomes a line in that mist and together they'll form a single circle.

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