Definition of Moon ray

1. Noun. A ray of moonlight.

Exact synonyms: Moon-ray, Moonbeam
Generic synonyms: Beam, Beam Of Light, Irradiation, Light Beam, Ray, Ray Of Light, Shaft, Shaft Of Light
Group relationships: Moon, Moonlight, Moonshine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moon Ray

moon carrot
moon curser
moon daisy
moon face
moon facies
moon illusion
moon landing
moon language
moon languages
moon letter
moon letters
moon on
moon on a stick
moon rat
moon rats
moon ray (current term)
moon roof
moon roofs
moon shell
moon shot
moon trefoil
moonball
moonbat
moonbats
moonbattery
moonbeam
moonbeams
moonblind
moonblink

Literary usage of Moon ray

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1. The Blossom and the Fruit: A True Story of a Black Magician by Mabel Collins (1889)
"The moon-ray appeared to shape itself; Fleta looked up. ... She lay a long while like this, directly in the moon-ray, its white gleam on her face. ..."

2. Manual of Astronomy: A Text-book by Charles Augustus Young (1902)
"... with the great crater Tycho, not very far from the moon's Ray system south pole, well shown in the (nearly) full-moon photograph on ..."

3. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1844)
"XX. is pearly feet gleaming in emerald grasses ; The moon-ray's trembling on his »hiter neck ; His breast without a speck ; Vhile the dim woods around, ..."

4. Ballades and Rondeaus, Chants Royal, Sestinas, Villanelles, &c. by Gleeson White (1887)
"O moon-like thought of Death, All is unreal beneath thee, uncertain all, Dim moon-ray thrown along a world of shades. A. MARY F. ROBINSON. ..."

5. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
"The sturgeon now and then leaped up ¡it the shivered tip of a moon-ray, dropping back large silver beads upon the wave, and the owl hooted triumphantly from ..."

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