Beamer

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Beamer ‎(plural Beamers)

  1. (slang) A BMW car.
  2. (slang) An employee of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).
    • 1995 August 27, Bill Campbell, “Re: Ask yourself these before you choosing a 32bit OS...”, in alt.2600, Usenet[1]:
      If those Beamers werent such assholes then Microsoft would've continued the partnership.
    • 2000 August 24, Eugene Miya, “Re: Offtopic--the IBM Watson's as bosses?”, in comp.sys.super, Usenet[2]:
      Okay a few days have passed and the Beamers had chance to answer.
    • 2003 January 14, Shawangunk, “Re: Kingston, NY - Web Designer Wanted”, in alt.culture.ny-upstate, Usenet[3]:
      Thanks to IBM's departure, housing can't sell for the high numbers that only the Beamers could afford... not the majority.
    • 2012 April 12, “"Laughter, the Best Medicine @Work"”, in "Editors of Reader's Digest, editors,(Please provide the book title or journal name)":
      "What do you mean by a 'Double Beamer'? I asked.//With a grin, he replied, "An IBM Employee driving a BMW."

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A pseudo-anglicism.

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Beamer m ‎(genitive Beamers, plural Beamer)

  1. video projector

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