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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation(noun)

    a column of light (as from a beacon)

    Synonyms:
    beam, shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, radio beam, ray of light, actinotherapy, radiation, re, cock, rotating shaft, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, electron beam, balance beam, scape, slam, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, radiotherapy, light beam, quill, gibe, beam of light, putz, jibe, radiation therapy, irradiation, ray, shot

  2. ray(noun)

    a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  3. ray(noun)

    (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  4. beam, ray, electron beam(noun)

    a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray, ray of light, re, beam, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  5. re, ray(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, ray, shaft, electron beam, beam, shaft of light, ray of light, re, irradiation, atomic number 75, rhenium

  6. ray(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  7. ray(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  8. ray(verb)

    emit as rays

    Synonyms:
    irradiate, radiate

  9. radiate, ray(verb)

    extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

    Synonyms:
    ray, irradiate, shine, glow, beam, radiate, diversify

  10. irradiate, ray(verb)

    expose to radiation

    Synonyms:
    enlighten, ray, irradiate, radiate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ray(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beam, gleam

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

glimmer, radius, rayos, ray-ray, sos, rays, raymond, radii, gleam


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