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Definitions of ray:
  • noun:   cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
  • noun:   any of the stiff bony rods in the fin of a fish
  • noun:   a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence
  • noun:   (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point
  • noun:   the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  • noun:   a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
  • noun:   a column of light (as from a beacon)
  • verb:   emit as rays
    Example: "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"
  • verb:   extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
  • verb:   expose to radiation
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 653 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #132)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 1818 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #173)
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 20000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1348)

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