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ray

noun [C]  /reɪ/ us  

ray noun [C] (BEAM)

physics a narrow beam of light, heat, or energy

ray noun [C] (LINE)

geometry half of a line

ray noun [C] (AMOUNT)

a slight amount or signal of something good: One couple seems interested in buying our house, which is a ray of hope after all these months.
Translations of “ray”
in Korean 광선…
in Arabic شُعاع…
in French rayon, lueur…
in Turkish ışın, şua…
in Italian raggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光束, 光線,光束, (熱能等的)輻射線…
in Russian луч…
in Polish promień…
in Spanish rayo, brizna, resquicio…
in Portuguese raio…
in German der Strahl…
in Catalan raig…
in Japanese 光線, 熱線, (放射エネルギーの)線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光束, 光线,光束, (热能等的)辐射线…
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