Definitions

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  • noun A beam of sunlight; a sunbeam
  • noun A beam of artificial light, especially one rich in ultraviolet
  • noun A herb, Enceliopsis nudicaulis, that has a broad, yellow flowerhead

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun herb having a basal cluster of grey-green leaves and leafless stalks each with a solitary broad yellow flower head; desert areas Idaho to Arizona
  • noun a ray of artificial ultraviolet light from a sunray lamp
  • noun a ray of sunlight

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Interestingly they do seem to be hearing this from somewhere though. and the "sunray" hmmm I bet it's all those pesky seniors that are winding them up

    Army Rumour Service

  • Interestingly they do seem to be hearing this from somewhere though. and the "sunray" hmmm I bet it's all those pesky seniors that are winding them up

    Army Rumour Service

  • On the back, it warns, "Avoid keeping under direct sunray," which goes for hearts, too, I'd say.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Home sweet home sugar land richland dripping springs of sweet water golden acres where sudan glen rose a sunray cross plain and blooming grove

    Giulia Nicolai

  • She heard a plane cross the sky and then the light blinked off and on, the sunlight, the sunray, an event she assembled through closed lids, and she knew the fog had finally lifted.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • She heard a plane cross the sky and then the light blinked off and on, the sunlight, the sunray, an event she assembled through closed lids, and she knew the fog had finally lifted.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • She heard a plane cross the sky and then the light blinked off and on, the sunlight, the sunray, an event she assembled through closed lids, and she knew the fog had finally lifted.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • She heard a plane cross the sky and then the light blinked off and on, the sunlight, the sunray, an event she assembled through closed lids, and she knew the fog had finally lifted.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • Far, far below in that dizzying space, she could see the sunray design of Central.

    Changeling

  • Prior Robert was close behind her when she saw the soles of Brother Columbanus's sandals upturned before her, just touched by the sunray from the window, while the rest of him lay still in shadow.

    A Morbid Taste For Bones

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