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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins
  • any of the stiff bony rods in the fin of a fish
  • the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
  • a column of light (as from a beacon)
  • a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
  • a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence
  • (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point
  • expose to radiation; "irradiate food"
  • extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center; "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiates spines in all directions"
  • emit as rays; "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a column of light (as from a beacon) ,
  • a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence ,
  • (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point ,
  • a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation ,
  • the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization ,
  • any of the stiff bony rods in the fin of a fish ,
  • 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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'RAY'


  • Ray: Ray may refer to: Arts and entertainment : Ray (art journal), a British little magazine. Ray (comics), a DC Comics character. Ray (manga), a manga ...
  • Ray (film): Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on 30 years of the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles . The independently produced ...
  • Satyajit Ray: Satyajit Ray (SatyajitRay2. ogg | listen; (2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker, regarded as one of the greatest auteurs of ...
  • Ray Charles: Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, musician and composer known as Ray Charles ...
  • Ray (optics): In optics a ray is an idealized model of light , obtained by choosing a line that is perpendicular to the wavefront s of the actual light ...
  • Ray Davies: Raymond Douglas "Ray" Davies. GBR | CBE (ˈ | d | eɪ | v | ɨ | z DAY | viz born 21 June 1944) is an English rock musician. He was the lead ...

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Meaning of the Name 'RAY'


  • Meaning: regal
  • Origin: French
  • Gender: Male


'RAY' example sentence in quotations


* Happiness is a sunbeam, Which may pass through a thousand bosoms Without losing a particle of its original ray Nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, Like the converged light on a mirror, It reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared. - Jane Porter


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