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synonyms for ray

  • glimmer
  • light
  • radiation
  • bar
  • blaze
  • blink
  • emanation
  • flash
  • flicker
  • gleam
  • glint
  • glitter
  • hint
  • incandescence
  • irradiation
  • moonbeam
  • patch
  • pencil
  • radiance
  • scintilla
  • shaft
  • shine
  • spark
  • sparkle
  • streak
  • stream
  • sunbeam
  • trace
  • wave
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  • dullness
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Potential solutions to the problem include building radiation shielding around quantum computers or locating them underground, where cosmic rays aren’t able to penetrate so easily.
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It was founded by the Bentley brothers—Barry, Keith, Ray, and Greg—in 1984.
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As seniors, we finally got to take the computer graphics course we were so looking forward to, learning many amazing ways to visually express the world using code—for example, with ray tracing and particle simulation.
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These particles then collide with other photons, turning them into low-energy gamma rays.
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When they create lower-energy gamma rays, those gamma rays won’t be pointed at us.
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Exposure to the sun’s rays actually produces a feel-good chemical in the brain.
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A ray of Consciousness is passed over that impression and you re-read it, you re-awaken the record.
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Gordon turned his pleading eyes on his old friend without a ray of concession; but for a moment he hesitated.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Presently a ray of inspiration dispelled the cloud from the features of the battered man.
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The landing was in darkness, but as Gunn spoke he directed the ray of a pocket lamp upon a bronze plate bearing the name "Kazmah."
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WORDS RELATED TO RAY

  • bar
  • beacon
  • chink
  • column
  • dartle
  • emission
  • finger
  • flicker
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • glow
  • laser
  • radiation
  • ray
  • shaft
  • shimmer
  • shoot
  • sparkle
  • streak
  • stream
  • twinkle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.