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sunray

(ˈsʌnˌreɪ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) literary a ray of light from the sun
2. (General Physics) a ray of ultraviolet light artificially produced, as for instance by a sunray lamp
adj
resembling sunrays, radiating from a central point, having a design like radiating sunbeams

sun•ray

(ˈsʌnˌreɪ)

n.
a ray of sunlight; sunbeam.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunray - a ray of sunlightsunray - a ray of sunlight      
light beam, ray, ray of light, beam of light, shaft of light, irradiation, beam, shaft - a column of light (as from a beacon)
sunlight, sunshine, sun - the rays of the sun; "the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"
2.sunray - 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
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Enceliopsis, genus Enceliopsis - small genus of xerophytic herbs of southwestern United States
3.sunray - a ray of artificial ultraviolet light from a sunray lamp
ultraviolet, ultraviolet illumination, ultraviolet light, ultraviolet radiation, UV - radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays
Translations

sunray

[ˈsʌnreɪ] ADJ sunray lamplámpara f ultravioleta
sunray treatmenthelioterapia f, tratamiento m con lámpara ultravioleta
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That controls the sunray tanks, and should you pull it too far down, all Kadabra would be consumed by heat before I could replace it.
When the sunrays at last struck full and mellowingly upon the earth, the youth saw that the landscape was streaked with two long, thin, black columns which disappeared on the brow of a hill in front and rearward vanished in a wood.
This fit of hot anger was succeeded by a sudden sadness, by the darkening passage of a thought that ran over the scorched surface of his heart, like upon a barren plain, and after a fiercer assault of sunrays, the melancholy and cooling shadow of a cloud.
Monica Harrigill of Madison, Managing Member and co-founder of The Sunray Companies, recently graduated with a certificate from the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston.
ABSTRACT The sunray venus clam has been advanced as an alternative species to hard clams for aquaculture in Florida.
Members of Ag Producers Co-op and Dalhart Consumers Fuel Association, both based in Sunray,
Its Sunray division produces some 55 million units of very diverse packaging each year.
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His partner Tracey Jones, 47, of Sunray Avenue, Abergele, the pub manageress, who denied all charges, was jailed for three years and three months.
He added that the hybrid unit uses wind and sunray generate power all the year round either day or night.
has closed on the acquisition of BP America Production Company's Sunray and Hemphill processing plants and associated 2,500 mile gathering system serving the liquids-rich Texas Panhandle for $227.
When the Wye is at a normal level, the Sunray Shadow, a tube fly up to four inches long, fished on a floating line and stripped back quickly through the water, is an effective alternative to spinning.