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ray1 Inglés británico e internacional

Each of the lines in which light (and heat) may seem to stream from the sun or any luminous body, or pass through a small opening

ray2 Inglés británico e internacional

A broad flat marine or freshwater fish with a cartilaginous skeleton, wing-like pectoral fins, and a long slender tail. Many rays have venomous spines or electric organs

ray3 Inglés británico e internacional

(In tonic sol-fa) the second note of a major scale

ray Tesauro Inglés

misty rays of light shone through the trees

Ray New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Man (1890–1976), American photographer; born Emmanuel Rudnitsky

Ray, John Inglés británico e internacional

(1627–1705), English naturalist. Ray was the first to classify flowering plants into monocotyledons and dicotyledons, and he established the species as the basic taxonomic unit. His systematic scheme was not improved upon until that of Linnaeus

Ray, Man Inglés británico e internacional

(1890–1976), American photographer, painter, and film-maker; born Emmanuel Rudnitsky. A leading figure in the Dada and surrealist movements, he is known for his photographs in which images were manipulated and superimposed on one another

Ray, Satyajit Inglés británico e internacional

(1921–92), Indian film director, the first to bring Indian films to the attention of Western audiences. Notable films: Pather Panchali (1955)

X-ray Inglés británico e internacional

An electromagnetic wave of high energy and very short wavelength, which is able to pass through many materials opaque to light

ray in tonic sol-fa Inglés británico e internacional

A system of naming the notes of the scale (usually doh, ray, me, fah, soh, lah, te) used especially to teach singing, with doh as the keynote of all major keys and lah as the keynote of all minor keys

X-ray Tesauro Inglés

an X-ray of her left knee

Blu-ray Inglés británico e internacional

A format of DVD designed for the storage of high-definition video and data

ray gun Inglés británico e internacional

(In science fiction) a gun causing injury or damage by the emission of rays

death ray Inglés británico e internacional

(In science fiction) a beam or ray capable of killing

devil ray Inglés británico e internacional

A large long-tailed ray which has a fleshy horn-like projection on each side of the mouth. It occurs on or near the surface of warm seas and feeds on plankton

eagle ray Inglés británico e internacional

A large marine ray with long pointed pectoral fins, a long tail, and a distinct head

Kroc, Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1902–84) US entrepreneur and philanthropist; full name Raymond Albert Kroc. In 1955, he began his franchise empire of McDonald’s fast-food restaurants

Bolger, Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1904–87), US dancer and actor; full name Raymond Wallace Bolger. He is best known for his role as the scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

cathode ray Inglés británico e internacional

A beam of electrons emitted from the cathode of a high-vacuum tube

Charles, Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1930–2004), American pianist and singer; born Ray Charles Robinson. Totally blind from the age of 6, he drew on blues, jazz, and country music for songs such as ‘What’d I Say‘ (1959) and ’Georgia On My Mind' (1960)

cosmic ray Inglés británico e internacional

A highly energetic atomic nucleus or other particle travelling through space at a speed approaching that of light

Milland, Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1907–86), US actor; born in Wales; born Reginald Alfred John-Truscott-Jones. His many movies include The Lost Weekend (1945), A Life of Her Own (1950), and Dial M for Murder (1954)

ray blight Inglés británico e internacional

A fungal disease of chrysanthemums that causes collapse and rotting of the leading shoot

ray floret Inglés británico e internacional

(In a composite flower head of the daisy family) any of a number of strap-shaped and typically sterile florets that form the ray. In plants such as dandelions the flower head is composed entirely of ray florets

visual ray Inglés británico e internacional

An imaginary line representing the path of light from an object to the eye

Bradbury, Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1920–2012), American writer of science fiction; full name Raymond Douglas Bradbury. Notable works: The Martian Chronicles (short story collection, 1950) and Fahrenheit 451 (novel, 1951)

butterfly ray Inglés británico e internacional

A small ray of warm coastal waters with very broad triangular fins

electric ray Inglés británico e internacional

A sluggish bottom-dwelling marine ray that typically lives in shallow water and can produce an electric shock for the capture of prey and for defence

ordinary ray Inglés británico e internacional

(In double refraction) the ray that obeys the ordinary laws of refraction

X-ray fish Inglés británico e internacional

A small almost transparent freshwater fish with an opaque body cavity. Native to South America, it is popular in aquaria

X-ray tube Inglés británico e internacional

A device for generating X-rays by accelerating electrons to high energies and causing them to strike a metal target from which the X-rays are emitted

extraordinary ray Inglés británico e internacional

(In double refraction) the light ray that does not obey the ordinary laws of refraction

X-ray therapy Inglés británico e internacional

Medical treatment of a disease using controlled doses of X-rays

cathode ray tube Inglés británico e internacional

A high-vacuum tube in which cathode rays produce a luminous image on a fluorescent screen, used in televisions and computer terminals

Leonard, Sugar Ray Inglés británico e internacional

(1956-), US boxer; full name Ray Charles Leonard. Named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1980s, he won five world titles in five different weight divisions

ray of sunshine Inglés británico e internacional

A person who brings happiness into the lives of others

ray-finned fish Inglés británico e internacional

A fish of a large group having thin fins strengthened by slender rays, including all bony fishes apart from the coelacanth and lungfishes

X-ray astronomy Inglés británico e internacional

The branch of astronomy concerned with the detection and measurement of high-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted by celestial objects

X-ray diffraction Inglés británico e internacional

The scattering of X-rays by the regularly spaced atoms of a crystal, useful in obtaining information about the structure of the crystal

X-ray microscope Inglés británico e internacional

An instrument that uses X-rays to produce a magnified image

X-ray telescope Inglés británico e internacional

A telescope designed to detect sources of X-rays


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