Definitions for "ray"
One of a number of lines or parts diverging from a common point or center, like the radii of a circle; as, a star of six rays.
One of a system of diverging lines passing through a point, and regarded as extending indefinitely in both directions. See Half-ray.
a hypothetical line used to represent a single stream of light. Rays show the path of light but do not exist in nature.
A radiating part of a flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; radius. See Radius.
One stalk of an umbel.
in woody stems, a radial band of cells traversing the conducting elements; of a compound umbel, one of the first (lower) series of branches of the inflorescence axis.
One of the radiating spines, or cartilages, supporting the fins of fishes.
Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Raiæ, including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc.
In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See Skate.
The Ray is the name of three fictional characters, all superheroes in the DC Comics universe.
Ray (also known as Marco) was a fictional character in the popular BBC soap opera East Enders. He was played by David Kennedy.
Ray Terrill is a fictional character within the DC Comics universe, the second superhero to use the codename The Ray.
To mark, stain, or soil; to streak; to defile.
To mark with long lines; to streak.
(a) A light ray, a wave of electromagnetic radiation; (b) on the surface of a moon or planet, a streak of material that is relatively light in shade, presumable representing material ejected when a crater was formed.
Keywords:  radial, sawn, medullary, quarter, pith
The radial, medullary or pith rays run outward from the center of the tree, across growth rings. They function in the living tree as horizontal food conduits and storage vessels. In some woods, like the Oak they are very pronounced in the wood, giving it an open grained texture.
Bright material that extends radially from many craters on the Moon; believed to have been formed at the same time as the associated craters were formed by impacting objects from space; usually, but not always, arcs of great circles. They may be several hundred kilometers long.
Strip of cells extending radially within a tree. See Flake, ray
One of the seven streams of force of the Logos; the seven great lights. Each of them is the embodiment of a great cosmic entity. The seven Rays can be divided into the three Rays of Aspect and the four Rays of Attribute, as follows: Rays of Aspect: The Ray of Will, or Power. The Ray of Love-Wisdom. The Ray of Activity or Adaptability. [359] Rays of Attribute: The Ray of Harmony, Beauty, Art, or Unity. The Ray of Concrete Knowledge or Science. The Ray of Abstract Idealism or Devotion. The Ray of Ceremonial Magic, or Law. The above names are simply some chosen from among many, and embody the different aspects of force by means of which the Logos manifests.
(Theosophy) One of seven streams or chanels of force, or emanations, from the Logos; the seven qualities of God expressing individualized attributres of divine nature. Each bequeaths its quality, color, and sound as it impacts consciousness. The seven Rays are divided into three major Rays of aspect and four minor Rays of attribute. The Rulers, or Chohans, of the Rays are also known as Seven Spirits, or Elder Brothers before the Throne, or (in Eastern thought) Seven Great Rishis. They are:I-will, power (red); II-love, wisdom (blue); III-intelligence (yellow); IV-art, harmony, beauty (green); V-scientific understanding (orange); VI-devotion (indigo or rose); VII-ceremonial order (purple).
One of the seven streams of force from cosmic sources that enter our solar system and condition all life within it, including all the kingdoms of nature on Earth. The planets in the solar system are really the "vehicles" that pass this energy on. Each individual has their own "ray make-up".
One of the spheromeres of a radiate, especially one of the arms of a starfish or an ophiuran.
One of the component elements of the total radiation from a body; any definite or limited portion of the spectrum; as, the red ray; the violet ray. See Illust. under Light.
a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
A line of light or heat proceeding from a radiant or reflecting point; a single element of light or heat propagated continuously; as, a solar ray; a polarized ray.
A beam of light energy.
a column of light (as from a beacon)
Ray aims to be a full-featured extensible raytracer portable among POSIX and Windows with native support for multi-threading and network distribution. It will provide a scene programming langage with a VM [more features to be added once available].
(n) An entity of unspecified length, but no depth or breadth, that extends into infinity from a specified point. In computer graphics, ray is a common term used, when rendering a scene, to describe the path a light ray follows.
Ray is a 2004 biographical film focusing on thirty yearsDirector Hackford noted this focus on the years 1935-1965 in his DVD commentary for the film; the only exception to this focus is the film's final scene featuring Julian Bond and set in the Georgia State Capitol in 1979, a scene Hackford included at Charles' specific request.of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles.
Keywords:  oricon, l'heure, l'arc, ciel, wray
Japanese rock band L'Arc~en~Ciel's seventh album, released on July 1 1999, the same day as their sixth album, ark. The albums produced a combined eight singles and secured the top two slots in the Japanese Oricon charts, with ray taking the second spot. The sixth track, L'Heure (The Hour) is currently the only all-french track by the band, a nod to the french origin of the ban'd name.
Ray is a common surname in India, and is also found in many English-speaking countries. In India, the same name is also sometimes spelled Roy, and comes from the same root as Raj, which is also the root of the Latin rex (king), English reign and royal, etc. The English surname may come from the same root, probably via French roi; it can also come from a Middle English term meaning a female roe deer, or from the place-names Rye and Wray, among other possible roots.
Keywords:  sorcery, witchcraft, psychic
Psychic knowledge through sorcery or witchcraft.
Keywords:  shine, smiles, shoot, forth, send
To send forth or shoot out; to cause to shine out; as, to ray smiles.
To shine, as with rays.
Sight; perception; vision; -- from an old theory of vision, that sight was something which proceeded from the eye to the object seen.
An effect descriptor for spells and magical effects. A ray is a ranged touch attack that the caster aims as though using a ranged weapon. To score a hit, the caster must make a successful ranged touch attack. Unlike a targeted spell, a ray can be fired into the dark or at an invisible creature, though the appropriate penalties for blocked line of sight apply. If a ray spell is listed with a duration, that value is the duration of the spell’s effect.
Ray is a popular "Choose your own adventure" type flash series released in October 2003, it is drawn and animated like the TV series South Park. The title character is a mercenary who is sent on missions, mostly to kill a certain person. The gameplay centers around choosing what to do next from a list of options.
the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization
Keywords:  array, dress, arrangement, order
To array.
Array; order; arrangement; dress.