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1 ray /ˈreɪ/ noun
plural rays
1 ray
/ˈreɪ/
noun
plural rays
Learner's definition of RAY
[count]
: one of the lines of light that you can see coming from an object
◊ In informal English, if you catch some rays, catch a few rays, soak up a few rays, etc., you sit or lie in the sun.
technical : a thin beam of energy (such as heat or light) that moves in the form of waves see also cathode-ray tube, death ray, gamma ray, x-ray
: a very small amount of something

ray of sunshine

: someone or something that makes a person happier or a place more cheerful
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2 ray /ˈreɪ/ noun
plural rays
2 ray
/ˈreɪ/
noun
plural rays
Learner's definition of RAY
[count]
: a fish with a flat body and a long, narrow tail see color picture on this page; see also stingray
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