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English definition of “ray”

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.
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