Definition of Raylets
1. raylet [n] - See also: raylet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raylets
raylets (current term)
rays of light
Literary usage of Raylets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey State Geologist (1905)
"... anterior raylets rather short; primary rays, six or eight; ventral fins small; ... pointed scales; anterior raylets very long, twelve or more in number; ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... 3"—5" long, in capitate clusters of 2-10 at the ends of the raylets or some of them distinctly peduncled ; scales dark brown, keeled, mucronate, ..."
3. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"Ultimate segments of leaves linear, acute. Umbels opposite the leaves, on a peduncle of 3", with 4 — 6 rays of 4" and as many raylets of 2" in length. ..."
4. American Geology: Containing a Statement of the Principles of the Science by Ebenezer Emmons (1857)
"Fish of a middling size, with fins remarkable for strength and the prominent raylets of the anterior border, and their acute termination. ..."
5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1900)
"... stiffish rays and raylets, however, it is unlike any of those species. From the very dark color of its spikelets this plant may be called S. atratus. ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"raylets of the caudal fin is gradually united with the lower rays," (Agassiz, 1, ... Agassiz speaks of the filament as single and not as the upper raylets, ..."