broad beam

broad beam

[′brȯd ‚bēm]
(physics)
In measurements of the attenuation of a beam of ionizing radiation, a beam in which much of the scattered radiation reaches the detector, along with the unscattered radiation.
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As she drew nigh, all eyes were fixed upon her broad beams, called shears, which, in some whaling-ships, cross the quarter-deck at the height of eight or nine feet; serving to carry the spare, unrigged, or disabled boats.
As the girl passed down through the hall, she went before open doors framing more eyes strangely microscopic, and sending broad beams of inquisitive light into the darkness of her path.
C-band coverage consists of one broad beam for Asia Pacific region and one enhanced beam for South East Asia, suitable for video broadcast, VSAT networks and cellular backhaul services, Ku-band will cover West Pacific and East India Ocean region, providing DTH, VSAT, mobility services such as maritime and inflight connectivity.
The standard scan emits a broad beam that passes through the body before landing on film, casting shadowlike images.
To date, more than 20,000 patients have been treated using the current Broad Beam technology.
VPT Rad offers turn-key solutions at both High Dose Rate (HDR) with its TID (Total Ionizing Dose) GC-200 irradiator and Low Dose Rate (LDR) Broad Beam TID irradiation for Enhanced Low Dose Rate Sensitivity (ELDRS) analysis.
Gulets are particularly good as pleasure sailing vessels because of their broad beam, which gives them lots of deck spaceNparticularly aftNand plenty of rooms for spacious cabins belowdecks.
Ferry in turn seemed galvanised by the explosion of reaction, morphing from trademark elegant understatement at the mic to full-on animated antics, a broad beam plastered across his face.
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His best horses were French Excuse and Broad Beam, a winner of 13 races.
The canal is wide enough for broad beam boats, rather than just two metre wide narrow boats.
The firm also won an award for excellence in broad beam boat building in 1999.