Translation of ray in Spanish:

ray

Pronunciation: /reɪ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (beam) rayo (masculine) a ray of hope un rayo or un resquicio de esperanza he's a little ray of sunshine es un sol 1.2 (line) [Mathematics/Matemáticas] radio (masculine)
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    • A Camera Obscura is when an inverted image is created by rays of light passing through a pinhole into a dark space.
    • Light rays pass through the cornea and the lens and focus on the retina.
    • I can't move, I'm so enraptured by the way the last luminous rays of light dance over his glowing skin.
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    • All coding elements redirect light so that no ray, besides the on-axis ray, travels toward the traditional geometric focus point.
    • It is always wise to make a sketch of the system, including the ray bundles for the on-axis and off-axis imagery.
  • 2 [Zoology/Zoología] raya (feminine)
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    • Two to three scales bear a pore behind the inversion line until the lateral line ends at a caudal fin ray.
    • The pelvic fin usually consists of a spine on each side and one fin ray.
    • One of the most prominent characteristics of early vertebrates is the elongate caudal fin bearing fin rays.
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    • Participants will dive amidst one of Europe's largest collection of sharks, as well as 2000 other fish, rays and conger eels.
    • The freshwater sawfish, a ray, is related to stingrays, skates, sharks, and other fishes with cartilaginous skeletons.
    • Whale sharks, manta rays and even grey whales are almost common.

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