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box beam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n box beam a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Box beam (Arch) a beam made of metal plates so as to have the form of a long box.
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Usage

In literature:

The hall, indeed, was in darkness; but when I peeped through the letter-box I could see a faint beam of light from the back room.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
A box-opener, speaking to Sidonie, referred to Georges as "your husband," and the little woman beamed with delight.
"Fromont and Risler, Complete" by Alphonse Daudet
Mr. Cooke hailed me with a beaming smile and a flourish of the whip as he drew up and descended from the box.
"The Celebrity, Complete" by Winston Churchill
But the beams or cleats I found myself on were not the broad, generous ones that at that time were usually on box-cars.
"The Road" by Jack London
The hollow box section, with secure attachment to the bed and a deep cross beam at the top, are the remedies.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888" by Various
Beam Box, Brass Beam, Iron Levers, Steel Bearings, and full directions for setting up.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884." by Various
When she made her first good box, her face beamed with satisfaction.
"Maida's Little Shop" by Inez Haynes Irwin
Beam Box, Brass Beam, Iron Levers, Steel Bearings, and full directions for setting up.
"The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884" by Various
Beam Box, Brass Beam, Iron Levers, Steel Bearings, and full directions for setting up.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
The box emptied, Von Borcke, big, simple, manly, gravely beaming, stepped back from the table.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
The doctor's kindly face beamed as the box was loaded on to an express wagon and Blue Bonnet's joy found vent in laughter.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
This seemed a happy thought, for he sat beaming at the old box-car until the whistle announced the over-due local.
"Polly and Eleanor" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
What they did find lying between the beams which supported the flooring was a small copper box.
"Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by Various
The three men, late of the feed box, were beneath the floor of the barn and were now scraping their way under this beam.
"The Little Regiment" by Stephen Crane
They peered into boxes and old trunks, under boards, around the ledges of rafters and beams and everywhere.
"The Curlytops Snowed In" by Howard R. Garis
The hall, indeed, was in darkness; but when I peeped through the letter-box I could see a faint beam of light from the back room.
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
There we found prepared for us long beams and boxes of axes.
"Fugitive Slaves" by Marion Gleason McDougall
She brought the box, beaming with delight, but the smooth lid slid out of the box and the dominoes rattled on the floor.
"Dr. Adriaan" by Louis Couperus
These beams, for many years boxed in, have been lately revealed.
"Historic Homes" by Mary H. Northend
It was a sheet-iron box, 12 by 12, midway down the floor, near a steel beam.
"Steel" by Charles Rumford Walker
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In news:

She's gone camping at Yosemite and climbed Sydney's Harbor Bridge in Australia, but no out-of-the box task proved to be more daunting for Oprah Winfrey than completing a balance beam routine in the presence of an Olympian.
Broadway box office on balance beam .
Broadway box office on balance beam.
The ideal and most eye-pleasing box-beam spacing is forming perfect squares.
A wood box beam can add elegance to a room.
In addition, a box beam can be functional: by hiding the wiring for a new ceiling fan and lighting, for example.
Beaming out from a 2-inch-square box in the upper corner of the White Pages, she's impossible to miss.
The A-B-C Model 330T case erector /bottom sealer features a channel steel box frame construction, mechanical main drive and solid walking beam case transfer.
Paige and Leo, the beaming marrieds played by Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum at the beginning of The Vow, step out of the venerable Music Box cinema in Chicago, into the snowy night.
A surface rod pup joint that slides through the stuffing box on a beam pumped well.
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In science:

However, in the spirit of the proposal shown in Fig. 1, we can consider basic building blocks made by a beam splitter, two phase shifters and two AOMs (as the one boxed in Fig. 3).
Simulation of quantum random walks using interference of classical field
The hatched ellipse in the bottom right corner indicates the SIMBA beam size (22′′ ), and the central white box marks the region shown in Figure 2.
Relative Evolutionary Time Scale of Hot Molecular Cores with Respect to Ultra Compact HII Regions
The highest resolution published simulations of shell collisions with mp/me = 16 (Frederiksen et al. 2004) do show that while electrons are readily isotropized, the proton beams achieve only a small angular spread when passing the simulation box of the length 40/Ωpp .
Are GRB shocks mediated by the Weibel instability?
The shape of the count rate distribution can be described by the convolution of a Gaussian representing the width of the beam-spot and a box function representing the borders of the segments.
Characterization of the first true coaxial 18-fold segmented n-type prototype detector for the GERDA project
The photons coming out from the gamma–ray source box are first collimated, with the beam axis made horizontal and directed toward the centre of a large (30 cm diameter) X–ray imaging detector whose position sensitivity is 300 µm.
Focusing of gamma-rays with Laue lenses: first results
The 0.′′ 38×3.′′ 54 beam is shown in the lower left corner. — The left and right panels show, for selected frequency ranges in the LSB and USB, the spectra averaged over the box regions around the SE and NW components respectively.
The eSMA: description and first results
Born box” — containing a quantum source of randomness, such as a quantized system including a beam splitter.
Indeterminism and Randomness Through Physics
The photons coming out from the gamma–ray source box are first collimated, with the beam axis made horizontal and directed toward the centre of a large (30 cm diameter) X–ray imaging detector with image pixels of 300 µm.
New results on focusing of gamma-rays with Laue lenses
Due to a surrounding gas-fil led box, Cherenkov radiation can also be emitted before/after the electron beam enters/exits the aluminium tubes, but it cannot reach the photodetector.
Cherenkov Detector Prototype & Testbeam 2009
The laser light is split into two paths (at beam splitter BS in the lower left box of figure 1).
Suspension platform interferometer for the AEI 10\,m prototype: concept, design and optical layout
The first two can be identified with intersections of the beam ellipse with its bounding box, while the last is the upper right hand corner of the box.
Techniques of Proton Radiotherapy: Transport Theory
The box could be pushed horizontally by a mover in order to change the slot and therefore the collimator presented to the beam.
Proposal for Single-Bunch Collimator Wakefield Measurements at SLAC ESTB
Figure 5 presents results measured with the beam tuned for negative 12 GeV/c particles — predominantly pions — and a gas mixture in the test box of Freon12 and N2 .
In-beam Tests of a Ring Imaging Cerenkov Detector With a Multianode Photomultiplier Readout
Panels a, b and c show individual events from a run where the beam momentum was tuned to 3 GeV/c and the box contained a C4F10 -Ar mixture.
In-beam Tests of a Ring Imaging Cerenkov Detector With a Multianode Photomultiplier Readout
We first shine a ψ ′ beam at it: box does not contain strongly interacting matter; otherwise it does.
Colour Deconfinement and J/Psi Suppression in High Energy Nuclear Collisions
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