What does sunbeam mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sunbeam, sunray(noun)

    a ray of sunlight


  1. sunbeam(Noun)

    a narrow and intense (relative to ambient light) ray of sunlight

    Etymology: sun + beam

  2. sunbeam(Noun)

    something that was taken out, but not used (e.g., the table was set, but the knife was not used. The knife is a "sunbeam" and can be returned to the silverware drawer without being washed).

    Etymology: sun + beam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunbeam(noun)

    a beam or ray of the sun

    Etymology: [AS. sunnebeam.]


  1. Sunbeam

    Sunbeam was a British manufacturing marque that produced bicycles and motorcycles from 1912 to 1956. Originally independent, it was owned by BSA from 1943. Sunbeam is perhaps most famous for its S7 model, a balloon-tyred shaft-drive motorcycle with an ohv in-line twin engine.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunbeam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunbeam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sunbeam in a Sentence

  1. Jane Porter:

    Happiness is a sunbeam, Which may pass through a thousand bosoms Without losing a particle of its original ray Nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, Like the converged light on a mirror, It reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.

  3. Chinese Proverb:

    Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.

  4. The Hitopadesa:

    The good extend their loving care To men, however mean or vile; E?en base Ch?nd?las?* dwellings share Th? impartial sunbeam?s silver smile.

  5. Carl Sagan:

    Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every ‘superstar,’ every ‘supreme leader,’ every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.

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