1 cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning" [syn: glad]
2 pleased and proud; "beaming parents"
3 radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset" [syn: beamy, effulgent, radiant, refulgent]
- present participle of beam
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