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Overview of noun ray

1. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation -- (a column of light (as from a beacon))

2. ray -- (a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence)

3. ray -- ((mathematics) a straight line extending from a point)

4. beam, ray, electron beam -- (a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation)

5. re, ray -- (the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization)

6. ray -- (any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish)

7. ray -- (cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins)

Overview of verb ray

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1. ray -- (emit as rays

; "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky")

2. radiate, ray -- (extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center; "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions")

3. irradiate, ray -- (expose to radiation; "irradiate food")

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