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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sunbeam, sunraynoun

    a ray of sunlight


  1. sunbeamnoun

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

    Etymology: sun + beam

  2. sunbeamnoun

    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. Sunbeamnoun

    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. 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.

  2. Alexis karpouzos:

    The earth, a grain of dust, suspended in a sunbeam, it underscores our responsibility to treat each other with more kindness and compassion, and to preserve and love this pale blue dot, the only home we have ever known.

  3. Good Sam:

    I'd let down my guard, let him suck me into the Good Sam story, never fully realizing he might be manipulating me for his own benefit. Jack had that effect on me. Being with Jack was like standing in the midst of a brilliant sunbeam, at once dazzled by its radiance even as you knew it was burning you.”

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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