soft rays pl.n.
Radiation of relatively long wavelength and slight penetrability.
The moon rose calmly in the sky, and her soft rays fell upon the trees beneath which Hubert lay.
The soft rays of the dorsal fin are blue, with orange between.
Rays thus jointed are known as soft rays, while those rays which are neither jointed nor branched are called spines.
The dorsal fin runs along the whole length of the back, and each pelvic has one spine and two soft rays.
At length Pinocchio found himself in a cave lighted by soft rays.
Just then the moon, which had slipped under a cloud, shone out again, its soft rays falling directly on the girl's face.
Then the sacred stone that was set in her crown glowed with mysterious light, and filled the temple with soft rays as of the moon.
The soft rays of an autumn sun are tinging the western sky, and night is fast drawing her sable mantle over the scene.
In a few catfishes, this adipose fin develops a spine or soft rays.
The twenty-three soft rays are all distinctly articulated, and more or less branched.