Popular Wordlists
  • word of the day

    ray

    ray - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ray

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