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  • n. Alternative spelling of death ray.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In issue #3, the hero confronts the villain as the villain tries to pick up some intermediate Macguffin, like the diamonds he needs to power his death-ray or whatever.

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  • Orgy-of-destruction flicks such as Mars Attacks! and Independence Day always point at least one death-ray at the Hollywood sign or the Capitol Records building.

    LA gets blown up once again in Battle: Los Angeles

  • His eyes flashed up from the open book to stare at her again, a toned-down version of his death-ray glare.

    Nevermore

  • At that rate, how long could it be before I can finance my death-ray construction plans?

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The Supreme Dalek sends a death-ray Jack's way and he screams in pain and falls to the floor, apparently dead.

    Archive 2009-12-27

  • Until the issue of LGBT equality moves beyond dueling bible verses and slinging death-ray one liners about who has the superior scholarship, there will be little progress made in obtaining under civil law the rights and benefits for which LGBT citizens are paying taxes.

    Rep. Sally Kern Rants in a One Woman Show

  • While he gave demonstrations of some of his earlier marvels - his exhibition of a radio-guided teleautomatic boat filled Madison Square Garden in 1898 - he became oracular in his later years and, for example, offered no proof of the potent "death-ray" that he announced in 1934, on his seventy-eighth birthday.

    Tesla, Nikola

  • After a moment of contemplation, she looks at me with death-ray eyes.

    Venomous

  • We might as well pass laws banning death-ray blasters to keep them out of the hands of Martian gangs, which may or may not visit earth sometime soon.

    More on the Media (Sorry)

  • I need some way to send a death-ray through the phone system.

    Close call

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