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The SunSprite has a UV sensor, which warns you when the rays get intense enough to cause sunburn.

According to recent studies, 80 percent of skin aging is a result of UV rays.

Studies revealed that exposure to harmful UV rays could cause wrinkles and other signs of aging, as well as skin cancer.

Luqman explained that they represented the sun shining down on Earth, facets mimicking rays of light.

All of these instruments orbit Earth, beyond the atmosphere that blocks X-rays and most ultraviolet light.

Still a-shiver at dawn, I saddled up and loped for the crest of the nearest divide to get the benefit of the first sun-rays.

The rays of the ascending sun were bright upon it: and the superb palace of the Spanish kings shone in its fullest splendour.

He was a good Eastern scholar, but the dull rays of a small oil lamp were not helpful in a task always difficult to English eyes.

We passed several large sting-rays asleep on the surface of the sea, which our people ineffectually endeavoured to harpoon.

And as she spread her fingers five little rosy rays came out of each sleeve.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rays, such as: dynamism, electricity, heat, potential, service, and strength.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.