Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A color-screen such as is used in orthochromatic photography.

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Examples

  • Its relux walls glowed a thousand colors as the tremendous energy of the ray-screen struck them -- but it was through!

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • Each energy release disrupted the ray-screen for a moment, and the concentrated fury of the molecular beams poured through the opened screen, and struck the relux behind.

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • The ray-screen stopped it, while again Morey turned the magnetic beam on -- this time against the fort.

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • Finally, as Thett's forces had planned, they came to one of the ionized layer ray-screen stations that was still projecting its cone of protective screening to the layer above.

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • Skylark was also protected by an outer, an intermediate, and an inner ray-screen; each driven by the super-power of a four-hundred-pound bar and each covering the entire spectrum -- capable of neutralizing any dangerous frequency known to those master-scientists, the Fenachrone.

    Skylark Three

  • Upon the outer ray-screen, flaming white into incandescent defense, the furious bolt spent itself, and in the instant of the launching of the searing blade of flame, Brandon had gone into action.

    Spacehounds of IPC

  • There is such a thing, as a ray-screen, you kill-joy, and there are also lifting or tractor rays -- two things I've been trying to dope out and that you've been giving me the Bronx cheer on.

    Spacehounds of IPC

  • I'd thought of setting up three or four courses of five-ply screen on the board -- a detector screen on the outside of each course, next to it a repeller, then a full-coverage ether-ray screen, then a zone of force, and a full-coverage fifth-order ray-screen as a liner.

    Skylark Three

  • "I'm going to hustle some workmen to installing the biggest spare power board I can get into the storerooms of the _Ancient Mariner_, and pack in a ray-screen.

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • That big ray is hot stuff, and their ray-screen is something to write home about, too. "

    Skylark Three

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