Definition of Raylike

1. Adjective. Resembling a ray (beam) or some aspect of one. ¹



2. Adjective. Resembling a ray (fish) or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raylike

1. resembling a narrow beam of light [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raylike

rayguns
raying
rayite
rayl
rayle
rayled
rayleigh
rayleighs
rayles
rayless
rayless chamomile
raylessness
raylessnesses
raylet
raylets
raylike (current term)
rayling
rayne
raynes
rayon
rayon stocking
rayonnant
rayons
rayproof
rays
rays of light
raytracing
raz'd
razed

Literary usage of Raylike

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1. The Secondary Xylem of Hawaiian Trees by Forest Buffen Harkness Brown (1922)
"raylike tissue is difficult to distinguish even with lens. ... raylike bands of cells are present, commonly not more than three cells high, and composed of ..."

2. Nemtode Parasites of Mammals of the Orders Rodentia, Lagomorpha, and Hydracoidea by Maurice Crowther Hall (1916)
"Prominent conical raylike postanal papillae Oxyuris evoluta, p. 70. Postanal papillae not raylike 9. 9. From 5 to 8 mm. long Oxyuris ..."

3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Now the upper edge of that low blue bank is gilt where the sun has disappeared, leaving a glory in the horizon through which a few cloudy peaks send raylike ..."

4. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"Broad, raylike masses of parenchyma, surrounded by tracheids, are of rather common occurrence. Irregularly twisted masses of fibrovascular tissue occur ..."

5. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"Marine RHIZOPODA with raylike pseudopodia, a central perforated capsule of chitin (Fig. 19, sk. j), and usually a larger enclosing skeleton of silica (sk. i ..."

6. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1879)
"It had a raylike tail, which could be traced for about 25' from the highly condensed nucleus. The coma was obviously elongated at right angles to the ..."

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