death ray

noun

Definition of death ray

  1. :  a weapon that generates an intense beam of particles or radiation by which it destroys its target

1896

First Known Use of death ray

1896


DEATH RAY Defined for English Language Learners

death ray

noun

Definition of death ray for English Language Learners

  • in stories : a weapon that sends out a very strong beam of energy that usually looks like light and that is able to destroy almost anything

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