Definition of RAYS

noun : RAYS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence ;

  • 3. (

    ) (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point ;

  • 5. (

    ) the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization ;

  • 6. (

    ) any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish ;

  • 7. (

    ) cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins ;

verb : RAYS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) emit as rays; "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky" ;

  • 2. (

    ) extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center; "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions" ;


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