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rays

noun
plural of ray

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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2 a very small amount
  • the tapping sound ceased, extinguishing the last ray of hope that the trapped miners were still alive

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rays

verb
present tense third-person singular of ray

Synonyms & Antonyms of rays (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Rays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rays. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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