Definitions for "Rays"
Keywords:  ejecta, crater, streaks, impact, bright
bright streaks from recent impacts on Moon; lines of secondary impact craters.
streaks or lines of color on the external surface of the shell.
Ejecta from impacts that spreads out away from a crater.
These are supports within the fins.If they are soft and pliable, they are termed soft rays; if hard and spinous, they are termed spines.
The soft or spiny supporting elements of fish fins.
stiff but flexible cartilaginous spines in a fin.
Keywords:  oak, ribbon, casuarina, pith, radial
These are ribbon-like structures within the wood. They can be very short to quite long. Rays are quite pronounced in the oaks and casuarinas. When oak or casuarina is quarter sawed, the rays are quite striking and quarter-sawed lumber from these species makes beautiful panels and furniture. On turned work, the rays will be visible on the side of a vessel that is parallel to the rays.
A ribbon-like arrangement of cells, usually oriented in the radial direction.
Tissue formed in a living tree that radiates from the pith toward the perimeter of a tree across the growth rings. Rays are very distinct in the oak species.
The straplike, often sterile flowers (commonly called "petals") surrounding the flowerhead (disk) off a plant in the composite family. (Examples: the yellow rays of sunflowers, or the purple rays surrounding the cone of Purple Coneflower (Echinacea).
The seven streams of universal divine energy, each the expression of a great Life, whose interaction at every conceivable frequency creates the solar systems, galaxies and universes. Movement of these energies, in spiraling cycles, draws all Being into and out of manifestation, coloring and saturating it with specific qualities and attributes.
The Seven Rays are related to the rainbow, or Solar Spectrum, and the seven Sacred Planets. All life evolves along one or other of the Rays. They emanate from Aries.
Keywords:  umbel, stalk
the stalk of an umbel.
Keywords:  fugio, continental, coin, sun, cent
Term for the lines that represent sun rays on coins. First used on Continental dollars and Fugio cents, they were also used on some 1853-dated quarters and half dollars as well as 1866 and some 1867 five-cent coins.
Term for the lines that represent sun rays on a coin's design.
Lines that represent the path taken by light.