1. a narrow line of light, heat, or other energy, the sun's rays, ultraviolet rays. The windows were shining in the reflected rays of the setting sun.see cosmic rays, X-ray
2. ray of something. a small amount of something good, or of something that you are hoping for. Synonym glimmer. There was just one small ray of hope.
3. a sea fish with a large, broad, flat body and a long tail, that is used for food
catch/get/grab some rays (informal)
to sit or lie in the sun, especially in order to get a suntan
a ray of sunshine (informal)
a person or thing that makes life brighter or more cheerful
Ray Rogers is a visual artist, writer, and 35mm photographer interested in our collective relationship to figurative and literal light sources.