Noun(1) a column of light (as from a beacon(2) a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence(3) (mathematics(4) a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation(5) the syllable naming the second (supertonic(6) any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish(7) cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
Verb(1) emit as rays(2) extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center(3) expose to radiation
(1) if only I could see some ray of hope(2) Events in Europe offered Japan a delusory ray of hope.(3) She stopped when she saw the first ray of sunshine on the ground of the cave.(4) "I hope the success of our expedition will lend a ray of hope to our people who are discouraged in their daily lives."(5) They had caught a manta ray and said it was good eating.(6) Through the breaks in the trees, Jocelyn could see the moon's ray shining down to the forest floor.(7) The battleships ray out over the North Sea, keeping their stations accurately apart.(8) All coding elements redirect light so that no ray, besides the on-axis ray , travels toward the traditional geometric focus point.(9) Mirrors, spherical or otherwise, operate on the principle that the angle of reflection of a ray of light equals the angle at which it strikes the mirror's surface.(10) In the vascular tissue of woody species, parenchyma cells include those in phloem, and the ray cells and axial parenchyma cells in xylem.(11) One ray of hope is that the circumstances of the attack would give the Socialist Party a possible excuse for flip-flopping were they so inclined.(12) In this ruling Kelly found a definite ray of hope.(13) There was a slight ray of moonlight visible far above his head.(14) The commissioners comment, ├ö├ç├┐This witness was a fresh and welcome ray of hope for the Tribunal.├ö├ç├û(15) A ray of hope appears in the form of Mary Burke, the daughter of a heart attack victim who strikes a chord with the troubled Pierce.(16) take a specific point and back-trace every ray of light that hits that point
1. beam ::
2. glimmer ::
3. shaft ::
4. re ::
5. electron beam ::
6. radiate ::
7. irradiate ::
Different Formsrad, rads, ray, rays
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