crepuscular ray

noun

Definition of crepuscular ray

: a streak of light that seems to radiate from the sun shortly before or after sunset when sunlight shines through a break in the clouds or a notch in the horizon line and illuminates atmospheric haze or dust particles

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“Crepuscular ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crepuscular%20ray. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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