be off one's beam

be off one's beam amer.; rude рехнуться

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • beam — n. & v. n. 1 a long sturdy piece of squared timber or metal spanning an opening or room, usu. to support the structure above. 2 a a ray or shaft of light. b a directional flow of particles or radiation. 3 a bright look or smile. 4 a a series of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beam-powered propulsion — is a class of spacecraft propulsion mechanisms that use energy beamed to the spacecraft from a remote power plant. Most designs are rocket engines where the energy is provided by the beam, and is used to superheat propellant that then provides… …   Wikipedia

  • beam — [bēm] n. [ME < OE, a tree, piece of wood, column; akin to Ger baum, Du boom, tree] 1. Obs. the squared off trunk of a tree 2. a) a long, thick piece of wood, metal, or stone, used in building b) such a piece used as a horizontal support for a… …   English World dictionary

  • beam — ► NOUN 1) a long piece of timber or metal used as a support in building. 2) a narrow horizontal length of timber for balancing on in gymnastics. 3) a ray or shaft of light or particles. 4) a radiant smile. 5) a ship s breadth at its widest point …   English terms dictionary

  • One Moment of Humanity — Space: 1999 episode Episode no. Season 2 Episode 3 Directed by Charles Crichton Written by …   Wikipedia

  • One-Design — is a racing method where all vehicles or boats have identical or very similar designs or models. It is also known as Spec series. It is heavily used in sailboat racing. All competitors in a race are then judged based on a single start time. One… …   Wikipedia

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  • BEAM robotics — The word beam in BEAM robotics is an acronym for Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, and Mechanics . This is a term that refers to a style of robotics that primarily uses simple analog circuits, such as comparators, instead of a microprocessor in… …   Wikipedia

  • Beam axle — Solid axle and Panhard rod on a 2002 Mazda MPV A beam axle is a suspension system, also called a solid axle, in which one set of wheels is connected laterally by a single beam or shaft. A live axle is a type of beam axle in which the shaft (or… …   Wikipedia

  • beam — /bim / (say beem) noun 1. a thick, long piece of timber, shaped for structural use. 2. a similar piece of metal, stone, etc. 3. Building Trades one of the main horizontal supporting members in a building or the like, as for supporting a roof or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • beam — noun 1》 a long sturdy piece of squared timber or metal used horizontally in building to support a load above.     ↘a narrow horizontal length of squared timber used for balancing exercises in gymnastics. 2》 a horizontal beam supporting the deck… …   English new terms dictionary

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