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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - B

beam

[Star Trek Classic's "Beam me up, Scotty!"] To transfer softcopy of a file electronically; most often in combining forms such as "beam me a copy" or "beam that over to his site". Compare blast, snarf, BLT.

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Nearby terms: BDPA be BEA beam beamer beam search bean
 

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