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radio beam

beam (def 12).
Origin of radio beam
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We can have no warning, I suppose; your ship will outrace the radio beam.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • They would hold her on the radio beam better than he ever could.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • "A way of transmitting real power in a radio beam," said the 'copter man.

    Morale Murray Leinster
  • It'll be simple for them to send out a radio beam and touch our invisible ship with it.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • The rockets of the tiny missile were flaming, but that flame was visible only from the rear and no radio beam was upon it.

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for radio beam

radio beam

a narrow beam of radio signals transmitted by a radio or radar beacon, radio telescope, or some other directional aerial, used for communications, navigation, etc Sometimes shortened to beam
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