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a series of particles or waves traveling close together in parallel paths

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a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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(mathematics) a straight line extending from a point

a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

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any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish

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cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside

emit as rays

extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

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expose to radiation

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References in classic literature ?
Darkness began to spread over the fields as Ray Pearson ran on and on.
Hal Winters jumped a ditch and coming up close to Ray put his hands into his pockets and laughed.
You see, my Ray gave out and--" he coughs in the reek of the escaping gas.
The mate assures him that he will find a nice new Ray all ready in the liner's engine-room.
The engine-room is hot and stuffy; the clerks in the coach are asleep, and the Slave of the Ray is ready to follow them.
Methought, my sweet one, then I ceased to soar And fell - not swiftly as I rose before, But with a downward, tremulous motion thro' Light, brazen rays, this golden star unto
But we were bound to walk, so we went on, whilst above our heads waved medusae whose umbrellas of opal or rose-pink, escalloped with a band of blue, sheltered us from the rays of the sun and fiery pelagiae, which, in the darkness, would have strewn our path with phosphorescent light.
It was near noon; I knew by the perpendicularity of the sun's rays, which were no longer refracted.
The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.
There was no heat in the colored suns, however, and after they had passed below them the top of the buggy shut out many of the piercing rays so that the boy and girl could open their eyes again.
His clothing fitted his form snugly and was gorgeously colored in brilliant shades of green, which varied as the sunbeams touched them but was not wholly influenced by the solar rays.
As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
that is to say, invisible, because of the rays of the sun.
At this moment the projectile emerged from the conical shadow cast by the terrestrial globe, and the rays of the radiant orb struck the lower disc of the projectile direct occasioned by the angle which the moon's orbit makes with that of the earth.
I looked along the two rays of light, and I saw down into his inmost heart.