beamer

See also: Beamer

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

beam +‎ -er

NounEdit

beamer (plural beamers)

  1. (cricket) A ball, presumed to have been bowled accidentally, that does not bounce, but passes the batsman at head height.
  2. (informal, jargon, chiefly Europe) A device that can project an image through a lens onto a screen with light from a DVD player, television or video recorder.
    • 1998, Wilhelm Grießhaber, “Multimedia in Computer-Assisted Language Learning”, in Aspects of Modern Language Teaching in Europe, Routledge, ISBN 0415172845, page 52:
      Furthermore, the teacher’s computer should be equipped with [] an LCD-panel with overhead projector or beamer.
    • 2004, John Rodney Turner, Managing Web Projects[1], ISBN 0566085674, page 210:
      The plan can be projected on to a white board, [] or by using a beamer (data projector).
    • 2005, S. Borkowski et al., “Spatial Control of Interactive Surfaces”, in Engineering Human Computer Interaction And Interactive Systems, Springer, ISBN 3540260978, page 234:
      The orientation of a surface with respect to the beamer is used to calculate a pre-warp that is applied to the projected image.
  3. (slang) A BMW.

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DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

beamen (to assent) +‎ -er (-er)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

beamer m (plural beamers, diminutive beamertje n)

  1. A consenter, who assents to a statement

Etymology 2Edit

From English.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi.mər/
  • Hyphenation: bea‧mer

NounEdit

beamer m (plural beamers, diminutive beamertje n)

  1. A projector

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