sunray

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sunray a ray of sunlight
    • n sunray a ray of artificial ultraviolet light from a sunray lamp
    • n sunray herb having a basal cluster of grey-green leaves and leafless stalks each with a solitary broad yellow flower head; desert areas Idaho to Arizona
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Usage

In literature:

Drake's grin cut like a sunray through the nightmare dread that shrouded my mind.
"The Metal Monster" by A. Merritt
Under the glowing sky Rome stretched out in its immensity, empurpled and gilded by the slanting sunrays.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Under the glowing sky Rome stretched out in its immensity, empurpled and gilded by the slanting sunrays.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
And, do you remember, there's a dash of shadow on that side; while here the sunrays fall quite straight.
"His Masterpiece" by Emile Zola
Near the base of the canon wall a dark patch on the ledges was shimmering in the sunrays.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Daylight at length lightened their path, and bright sunrays are pouring through the forest.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
By the slant of the sunrays he judged it must be about the middle of afternoon.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
And the sunrays still pierced down to him between the walls of the gorge.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Clear sunrays, somber shadows ran across the plain as in a soul run joys and sorrows.
"Pierre and Luce" by Romain Rolland
The sunrays grew whiter and stronger to light up the great rugged stage of Nature.
"Menotah" by Ernest G. Henham
The garden was beginning to wilt beneath the hot sunrays, but the ingenuity of Gully saved it.
"The Land of Lure" by Elliott Smith
It seemed very hot in the clearing and the scorching sunrays beat down upon the back of his neck and shoulders.
"The Boy Ranchers of Puget Sound" by Harold Bindloss
Then Thorne looked up, partly dazzled with the level sunrays in his eyes, and walked toward the wagon.
"A Prairie Courtship" by Harold Bindloss
As she went, being weak from long hunger and the stroke of the sunrays, she stumbled and fell.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
Just the thing to wear to get those beneficial sunrays.
"Juvenile Styles, Volume 4" by Mary Hoyer
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In poetry:

The rainy smell of a ferny dell,
Whose shadow no sunray flaws,
When Autumn sits in the wayside weeds
Telling her beads
Of haws.
"A Threnody" by Madison Julius Cawein
From the sky their beaks gave dewdrops,
Sunrays reflected in the sea.
Each new morning song they chirruped
Brought more splits in the ancient tree.
"The Black Oak" by Giorgi Leonidze
Only joy now
Come like music
Falling clear from strings of light;
Come like shadow
Drinking up late sunrays,
Come like moonrays sweeping the round night.
"Nightfall" by John Freeman
In gabled pathway and shaded porch
Men gather and wait to acclaim ``The Queen'';
While over the wall, where the sunrays scorch
And the lizard is lost, the silvery torch
Of the fig is tipped with a flame of green.
"How Florence Rings Her Bells" by Alfred Austin
Then since he has no further heights to climb,
And naught to witness he has come this endless way,
On the wind-bitten ice cap he will wait for the last of time,
And watch the crimson sunrays fading of the world's latest day:
"The Future" by John Gould Fletcher
Love saw the emissary eglantine
Break wave round thy white feet above the gloom;
Lay finger on thy star; thy raiment line
With cherub wing and limb; wed thy soft bloom,
Gold-quivering like sunrays in thistle-down,
Earth under rolling brown.
"Hymn To Colour" by George Meredith

In news:

Sunray man dies in two-vehicle crash.
The Sky House, where SunRay Kelley lived until 1998.
It's Always SunRay in Washington State.
SunRay Kelley at the Garden House.
A peek inside SunRay Kelley's woodland homestead.
Microburst blows through Sunray, wreaks havoc.
This was the scene Thursday morning in Sunray as a microurst caused widespread damage.
Sunray Middle School's student council gives back to community.
Valero shuts units for work at Sunray TX refinery: filing.
SunRay Park to Begin 2012 Season April 20.
West Texas High senior Austin Ivy #25 goes up with the shot in the first period against Sunray on Friday evening PHOTO BY DON RICE.
SunRay Kelley at the Garden House.
Microburst blows through Sunray , wreaks havoc.
Sunray Middle School's student council gives back to community.
0Thanks to the passage of a school bond, some major construction is underway right now in Sunray .
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