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

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).

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