RAY

A geometric representation of a light path through an optical medium-a line normal to the wave front indication the direction of radiant energy flow.

ray

  1. a column of light (as from a beacon)
  2. the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  3. any of the stiff bony rods in the fin of a fish

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(1) zygomorphic (ligulate) flowers in a radiate flowerhead, that is, ray-florets/flowers, for example Asteraceae; (2) each of the branches of an umbel.
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(from the article `Asterales`) ...marginal rows of another kind of flower, the ray flower. The corolla of ray flowers is very irregular. It is tubular at the base but prolonged on ...
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(from the article `International Film Awards 2005`) ...Hughes as film producer and aviator. Cole Porter was chronicled in Irwin Winkler`s De-Lovely, sex researcher Alfred Kinsey in Bill Condon`s ... Other NomineesIn 2005 Foxx collected a best actor Academy Award for his riveting performance of soul singer Ray Charles in Ray. He not on...
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(from the article `Slavic religion`) ...forms in order to bring them abundance. These forms are: bog (`god`); sporysh, anciently an edible herb, today a stalk of grain with two ears, a ...
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(from the article `Tycho`) conspicuous impact crater lying at the centre of the most extensive system of bright rays on the near side of the Moon. The rays, which are ...
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(from the article `wood`) A transverse section of trunk also shows linear features called rays radiating from pith to bark and ranging in width from very distinct, as in oak, ...
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(ra) a line emanating from a center. a distinct portion of electromagnetic radiation that proceeds in a specific direction.
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[n] - (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point 2. [n] - a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence 3. [n] - any of the stiff bony rods in the fin of a fish 4. [n] - cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside 5. [v] - emit as r...
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Ray

• (n.) One of the spheromeres of a radiate, especially one of the arms of a starfish or an ophiuran. • (n.) One of the radiating spines, or cartilages, supporting the fins of fishes. • (n.) To send forth or shoot out; to cause to shine out; as, to ray smiles. • (v. i.) To shine, as with rays. • (n.) Any one of numerous elas...
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<botany> A zygomorphic flower in the family Asteraceae, a radial band of cells traversing the conducting elements in woody stems. ... Of a compound umbel, one of the first (lower) series of branches of the inflorescence main stem. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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noun a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
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noun cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
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[art magazine] Ray was a British short-run little avant-garde art magazine, designed, edited, and financed by the English artist and designer Sidney Hunt (1926 - 1927), and described as the English equivalent of other influential art journals from the 1920s such as Merz, Mecano and De Stijl. Ray featured work of leading figures of the Europ...
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[optics] In optics a ray is an idealized model of light, obtained by choosing a line that is perpendicular to the wavefronts of the actual light, and that points in the direction of energy flow. Rays are used to model the propagation of light through an optical system, by dividing the real light field up into discrete rays that can be compu...
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[soundtrack] Ray is the soundtrack of the 2004 film Ray starring Jamie Foxx (who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as `Ray Charles` in this film), Kerry Washington, Terrence Howard, Clifton Powell and Regina King. The score was composed by Craig Armstrong. The album won a Grammy Award and was nominated for the BAFTA Award fo...
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Ray (rā) transitive verb [ An aphetic form of array ; confer Beray .] 1. To array. [ Obsolete] Sir T. More. 2. To mark, stain, or soil; to streak; to defile. [ Obsolete] 'The filth that did it ray .' Spenser.
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Ray intransitive verb To shine, as with rays. Mrs. Browning.
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Ray noun Array; order; arrangement; dress. [ Obsolete] « And spoiling all her gears and goodly ray Spenser.
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Ray transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rayed (rād); present participle & verbal noun Raying .] [ Confer Old French raier , raiier , rayer , Latin radiare to irradiate. See Ray ,
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Ray

a fissue radiating from the centre of the heartwood outwards, In which protein is stored. See wood.
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A flattened flower part in the aster family that is actually several petals fused together.
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Ray

a jointed rod which supports a fin
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Ray

a jointed, segmented rod which supports a fin
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