beam reach

See under reach (def. 27).

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  • beam reach — Naut. See under reach (def. 27) …   Useful english dictionary

  • reach — [rēch] vt. [ME rechen < OE ræcan, akin to Ger reichen < IE * rēiĝ , to stretch out, extend the hand, akin to base * reĝ , straight, stretch, direct > RIGHT] 1. to thrust out or extend (the hand, etc.) 2. to extend to, or touch, by… …   English World dictionary

  • reach — reachable, adj. reachability, n. reacher, n. /reech/, v.t. 1. to get to or get as far as in moving, going, traveling, etc.: The boat reached the shore. 2. to come to or arrive at in some course of progress, action, etc.: Your letter never reached …   Universalium

  • reach — I. /ritʃ / (say reech) verb (t) 1. to get to, or get as far as, in moving, going, travelling, etc.: the boat reached the shore. 2. to come to or arrive at in some course of progress, action, etc.: his letter reached me. 3. to succeed in touching… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reach´er — reach «reech», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to get to; arrive at; come to: »to reach the top of a hill, to reach the end of a book, to reach an agreement. Your letter reached me yesterday. SYNONYM(S): attain, gain. 2. to stretch out; …   Useful english dictionary

  • beam — [n1] length of material used as support axle, bail, balk, bolster, boom, brace, cantilever, column, crossbar, crosspiece, girder, jamb, joist, lath, lintel, pile, piling, pillar, plank, pole, post, prop, rafter, reach, scaffolding, scantling,… …   New thesaurus

  • Reach (Planet) — Infobox Planet name = Reach caption = The Covenant armade turn Reach to glass with Plasma. apsis = astron discovery ref = discoverer = discovery site = discovered = discovery method = alt names = periastron = apoastron = semimajor = avg speed =… …   Wikipedia

  • reach — [[t]ritʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to get to or as far as; arrive at: The boat reached the shore[/ex] 2) to succeed in touching or seizing, as with an outstretched hand or a pole: to reach a book on a high shelf[/ex] 3) to take and convey or pass along: Will …   From formal English to slang

  • reach — I. verb Etymology: Middle English rechen, from Old English rǣcan; akin to Old High German reichen to reach, Lithuanian raižytis to stretch oneself Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to stretch out ; extend b. thrust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beam — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. shine, glow; smile. n. ray, gleam; joist, timber. See light, support. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A relatively long, stout bar] Syn. timber, brace, rafter, stringer, stud, two by four, scantling, strut,… …   English dictionary for students

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