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Related / Similar Words: re, beam, beam of light, light beam, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation, electron beam, irradiate, radiate

 

Definition:
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: electric ray, crampfish, numbfish, torpedo, sawfish, guitarfish, stingray, eagle ray, manta, manta ray, devilfish, skate, heat ray, high beam, moonbeam, moon ray, moon-ray, sunbeam, sunray, laser beam, low beam, cathode ray, particle beam

     

    Part Meronyms: fin

     

    Derivational Morphology: irradiate, shine, beam, radiate, electron beam, irradiation, radiation, beam of light, light beam, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light

     

    Anagrams: rya, Ayr

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: raig and rajada   Chinese: 射線  
    Dutch: rog and straal   Esperanto: radio and rajo  
    Finnish: rausku and säde   French: raie and rayon  
    German: Rochen and Strahl   Greek: σαλάχι and ακτίνα  
    Hebrew: קרן   Hungarian: sugár  
    Indonesian: sinar   Italian: raggio  
    Japanese: 光線   Korean: 광선  
    Latvian: raja and stars   Polish: płaszczka  
    Portuguese: raio   Romanian: rază  
    Russian: луч and скат   Spanish: raya and rayo  
    Swedish: rocka and stråle   Telugu: కిరణము  
     
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