Brilliant vs Beamy - What's the difference?

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Brilliant is a related term of beamy.


As adjectives the difference between brilliant and beamy

is that brilliant is shining brightly while beamy is resembling a beam in size and weight; massy.

As a noun brilliant

is a finely cut gemstone, especially a diamond, having many facets.

brilliant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Shining brightly.
  • the brilliant lights along the promenade
  • (of a colour) Both bright and saturated.
  • butterflies with brilliant blue wings
  • (of a voice or sound) having a sharp, clear tone
  • Of surpassing excellence.
  • The actor's performance in the play was simply brilliant .
  • Magnificent or wonderful.
  • Highly intelligent.
  • She is a brilliant scientist.

    Synonyms

    * (shining brightly) glittering, shining * * * (surpassing excellence) excellent, distinctive, striking, superb (obsolete except in UK usage) * (magnificent or wonderful) exceptional, glorious, magnificent, marvellous/marvelous, splendid, wonderful (obsolete except in UK usage) * (highly intelligent) brainy, ingenious * See also

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A finely cut gemstone, especially a diamond, having many facets.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • This snuffbox — on the hinge see brilliants shine.
  • * 1891 , Arthur Conan Doyle, A Case of Identity
  • “And the ring?” I asked, glancing at a remarkable brilliant which sparkled upon his finger.
  • (printing) A small size of type.
  • A kind of cotton goods, figured on the weaving.
  • beamy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy.
  • (archaic) Having horns or antlers.
  • beamy stags
  • (nautical) Having much beam or breadth; wide.
  • Showing or emitting rays of light; beaming; radiant; shining.
  • (figuratively) Radiant; beamsome; joyous; gladsome.
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