moon-ray

Definitions

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

In literature:

There was no moon, but the stars darted out their rays in the dark heavens.
"Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by Various
With an inarticulate cry the woman arose and hobbled along the shining moon-ray to the window, and threw open the sash.
"A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others" by Various
There would be sufficient light from the moon rays to enable him to pursue his investigations.
"Messengers of Evil" by Pierre Souvestre
The moon was shining, but its rays were obscured by the mild night mists.
"Duncan Polite" by Marian Keith
The cold, unshimmering rays of the moon played upon it in silver paths.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
There was in the perfect sky not a cloud to screen the moon's rays.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The Pilgrims, rejoicing in the rays of the autumnal moon, prepared to spread their sails.
"King Philip" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The ray didn't come from the Moon.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
Under that smooth, inviting surface, glistening beneath the rays of a full moon, lurk myriads of sharks.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
Quietly she counted over the little store in her purse by the moon's rays.
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
Their light is like the mild ray of the moon.
"Pepita Ximenez" by Juan Valera
He lay in the shadow of the bridge, and the moon's rays did not reach him.
"The Man Who Rose Again" by Joseph Hocking
The pale moon had risen, and now bathed the attic in silver rays tinged with blue.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
The moon's rays upon his curls made them shine as if they were indeed made of gold.
"The Islands of Magic" by Elsie Spicer Eells
By this time the moon had mounted high in the clear southern sky; by her pure white rays they might have read small print.
"At Large" by E. W. Hornung
Happily the moon was shining, and a ray of light fell through a chink upon her bier.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
Beneath the enchanting rays of the moon, Belle-Ann's wraith-like, relaxed form looked even taller.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
Its rays had no more warmth than the rays of the cold Winter moon, but its light pierced through the tightly drawn lids.
"The Snow-Burner" by Henry Oyen
A carpet of sod cut by the shadows of moon rays which gave lustre to her eyes!
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer
Vishnus, the sun, the solar rays, the moon and the winds that lighten, are an army of golden monkeys to fight the monster.
"Zoological Mythology (Volume II)" by Angelo de Gubernatis
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In poetry:

The moon's late-risen ray
Through paling panes is shed. . . .
From dreams uncomforted
I rouse before the day.
"Before Dawn" by Clark Ashton Smith
The Nightingale
Sighed for the moon's bright ray
And told his tale
In his own melodious way!
He sang "Ah, well-a-day!"
"HMS Pinafore: Act I" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Every sun of splendid ray;
Every moon that shines serene;
Every morn that welcomes day;
Every evening's twilight scene;
"God's Paternal Care" by John Bowring
Yet all the rays of all the moons,
The lights of all the skies
Are pale beside the dim lagoons
Of those mysterious eyes.
"Jewels: A Young Man to a Merchant" by Herbert Ashley Asquith
All dark! — no light, no ray!
Sun, moon, and stars, all gone!
Dimness of anguish! — utter void! —
Crushed, and alone!
"Midnight" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The sun's bright rays shall turn to night,
The moon shall not give forth her light,
The heavens themselves shall tremble with dismay,
The stoutest of the sons of men
Shall shrink for fear and terror then, And shriek aloud through horror of that day.
"To The Sons Of Brutus" by Rees Prichard

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
A simulation study of the Moon shadow effect, due to the absorption of primary cosmic rays by the Moon, has also been undertaken. Indeed, this effect should provide a direct measurement of both the detector angular resolution and pointing accuracy.
Status of the NEMO Project
While space-based observations of gamma-rays will be for a long time limited to the results obtained with Fermi (until maybe pair conversion telescopes will be deployed on the surface of the moon), ground based observatories will continue to be developed and constructed during the next decade(s).
High-(Energy)-Lights -- The Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Sky
As already indicated, moon observations of radio signals generated by the Askaryan-effect are also sensitive to charged cosmic rays and UHE photons.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
The angular resolution of this array has been confirmed to be better than 1◦ by observing the Moon’s shadow (Amenomori et al. 1993a), and the mode energy of primary cosmic rays responsible for generating air showers detected by this array is estimated to be about 8 TeV for protons.
A study of the shadowing of galactic cosmic rays by the sun in a quiet phase of solar activity with the Tibet air shower array
The cosmic ray shadow of the Moon has been used to measure the angular resolution of an EAS array above 50 TeV .
Search for Gamma Ray Emission from Galactic Plane with Milagro
Cosmic rays are hampered by the Moon and a deficit in its direction is expected (the so-called Moon shadow).
Observation of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Moon shadowing effect with the ARGO-YBJ experiment
In this paper we present the observation of the galactic cosmic rays Moon shadowing effect performed by the ARGO-YBJ experiment in the multiTeV energy region.
Observation of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Moon shadowing effect with the ARGO-YBJ experiment
In fact, as pointed out in 1957 by Clark , the cosmic rays are hampered in their propagation to the Earth due to the Moon’s presence and a deficit of events in its direction is expected: the so-called Moon shadow.
Observation of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Moon shadowing effect with the ARGO-YBJ experiment
In this paper we present the observation of the galactic cosmic rays Moon shadowing effect carried out by the ARGO-YBJ experiment.
Observation of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Moon shadowing effect with the ARGO-YBJ experiment
The best procedure to evaluate the pointing accuracy is to observe the position of the Moon shadow produced by high-energy cosmic rays which are negligibly affected by the geomagnetic field.
Observation of the Galactic Cosmic Ray Moon shadowing effect with the ARGO-YBJ experiment
Terrestrial X-rays from auroral region were discovered in the 1950s. In 1962, the first attempt to detect X-rays from the Moon discovered the first extrasolar X-ray source, Scorpius X-1 (Giacconi et al., 1962), leading to the birth of X-ray astronomy.
X-rays from solar system objects
The fluorescence mechanism can also operate when solar X-ray photons are absorbed by solid surfaces, such as the surface of the Moon (Schmitt et al., 1991; Wargelin et al.
X-rays from solar system objects
In contrast to the Moon, the X– ray image of Venus shows evidence for brightening on the sunward limb.
X-rays from solar system objects
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