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ray

noun

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1 a narrow sharply defined line of light radiating from an object
  • two red eyes reflected in the ray of light from the flashlight

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ray

verb

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1 to emit rays of light
  • klieg lights were raying against the nighttime sky at the Hollywood premiere

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2 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point
  • laugh wrinkles rayed out from the corners of the old man's eyes

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The first known use of ray was in the 14th century

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“Ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ray. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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