moon ray

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moon ray a ray of moonlight
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Usage

In literature:

Her eyes followed the ray of the moon.
"The Unknown Quantity" by Henry van Dyke
Sometimes the clouds absorb equally all the solar rays, in which case the sun and moon appear through them perfectly white.
"The Rain Cloud or, An Account of the Nature, Properties, Dangers and Uses of Rain" by Anonymous
I tell you we should look devilish romantic shovelling out the sod by the moon's pale ray.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 7 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
She leans out to him, her white gown gleaming softly in the moon's rays.
"Rossmoyne" by Unknown
The night-breeze rose, wafting mists about the hills: the moon sent feeble rays through rents in the clouds.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
After being night and day in the forest impervious to the sun and moon's rays, the sudden transition to light has a fine heart-cheering effect.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
The moon was up, its wooing rays reflected in the polished surfaces of the ice.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
He moves to go: from his moon-crest a ray Sheds quenchless light on his triumphant way.
"The Birth of the War-God" by Kalidasa
The sun's last rays had set, and the pale moon rose, shedding her quiet beams on the closed eyes and silent lips!
"Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War" by Mór Jókai
The chamber he had entered was dimly lighted by the moon's rays.
"Warrior of the Dawn" by Howard Carleton Browne
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In poetry:

At morn, at noon, at dewy eve,
Oft by the moon's soft-glancing ray,
In search of Wisdom's rare delights
My feet unwearied lov'd to stray.
"Retired Hours" by Maria Frances Cecilia Cowper
There is a flower of tender white
And, on its spotless bosom, play
The moon's soft beams, one lovely night;
But when appears the morning ray
"On The Death Of A Lady" by Maria Gowen Brooks
The moon, which yestere'en so clear,
Shone thro' thy cell's small window pane -
No more shalt thou behold its light,
Or see its chasten'd rays, again.
"Louis Riel" by Thomas Frederick Young
Dids't hear him call, my beautiful?--
The Sire, so fond and dear
Who ere the last moon's waning ray,
Pass'd in his prime of days away,
And hath not left his peer?
"Annie Seymour Robinson," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Why, printless, does she leave her downy bed,
For strange enjoyment thus alone to stray?
Now on a dewy sod recline her head,
Now thoughtful gaze upon the moon's pale ray?
"To Laura" by Charlotte Dacre
The moon is rising o’er the hill,
Her slanting rays are creeping
Where Nature lies profoundly still
In happy quiet sleeping,
And resting on her face, they’ll find
The earth is wet with weeping.
"The Earth Laments for Day" by Henry Kendall

In news:

There has been a cast change made in "The Effects of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds," which opened this weekend at The Acting Company in Yuba City, or so I'm informed by Earle and Nancy Perillo.
REVIEWS Azure Ray, 'Drawing Down the Moon.
A total solar eclipse will occur on the morning of 14 November 2012 and the rays of the Sun re-emerging from behind the Moon will be the intergalactic start gun for the world's first Solar Eclipse Marathon.
The lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow on the full moon, blocking the sun's rays that otherwise reflect off the moon's surface.
Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds' opens.
The Ramona Hillside Players present their latest production "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" this weekend.
At any moment, he wrote, there is a Sun Party (the majority party, which drives the agenda) and a Moon Party (the minority party, which shines by reflecting the solar rays).
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In science:

The X-ray cosmic background exposed ! X-ray image of the moon in the 0.1-2 kEV.
Report to Anaximander: A Dialogue on the Origin of the Cosmos in the Cradle of Western Civilization
It has searched for radio emission from extremely-high energy cascades induced by neutrinos or cosmic rays skimming the moon surface [113].
Astrophysical Neutrino Telescopes
MOON is a spectroscopic study of two β rays.
Neutrinoless double beta decay and direct searches for neutrino mass
The maximum likelihood method used here is outlined in Kinnison et al. (1982); a useful and clarifying application to the problem of finding a deficit from the position of the moon in a cosmic ray skymap may be found in Wascko (2000).
Search for Point Sources of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Above 40 EeV Using a Maximum Likelihood Ratio Test
They have proven the < 1o resolution of their detector by observing gamma-ray shadows cast by the sun and moon.
Summary of Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics Sessions
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