Assemblage de certaines choses liées ensemble. Faisceau d'armes. Faisceau de flèches.
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ETYM AS. beám beam, post, tree, ray of light; akin to OFries. bâm tree, OS. bôm, Dutch boom, Old High Germ. boum, poum, German baum, Icel. bathmr, Goth. bagms and Greek phyma a growth, phynai to become, to be.
1. A column of light (as from a beacon); SYN. beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light.
2. A group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation.
3. Breadth amidships.
4. Long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.
A configuration of radiated energy characterized by rays that are sharply directional and parallel.
ETYM Akin to OSw. and Dan. bunke heap, Icel. bunki heap, pile, bunga tumor, protuberance; cf. W. pwng cluster. Related to Bunk.
(Irregular plural: bunches).
1. A thick grouping of similar things; SYN. clump, cluster.
2. Any collection in its entirety; SYN. lot, caboodle.
ETYM Old Eng. bundel, AS. byndel; akin to Dutch bondel, bundel, German bündel, dim. of bund bundle, from the root of Eng. bind. Related to Bind.
Several things tied together for carrying or storing; SYN. sheaf.
(Roman history) A bundle of rods or sticks, bound together; a symbol of authority.
Bundle of rods with an axe used to symbolise authority
Bundle of rods with an axe carried before ancient Roman magistrates, symbolizing authority.
In ancient Rome, bundles of rods carried in procession by the lictors (minor officials) in front of the chief magistrates, as a symbol of the latter's power over the lives and liberties of the people. An axe was included in the bundle. The fasces were revived in the 20th century as the symbol of fascism.
(Irregular plural: sheaves).
1. A bundle of stalks of grain.
2. A bundle or stack any leafy material.
1. A brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet; SYN. pamphlet.
2. A system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose.
3. An extended area of land; SYN. piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel.