In a cave, through a series of openings, beams of light fall inside. so that the darkness is punctuated with beams of light like so :

Light filtering through trees


What is another name for this collection ?

Sample Sentence - Sunlight fell in beams through the holes, drilled into the sides of the cavern, at intervals so that it appeared to be a "??" collection of dark interspersed with beams of light.

Note: I have seen this question and while it talks about the name for the phenomenon, I'm talking about describing the effect.


You could call it an array of light beams.



Technically speaking, the phenomenom you're witnessing are crepuscular rays, but we know them by more colloquial terms:

  • Sunbeams
  • Sun rays
  • Rays of sunshine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crepuscular_rays https://www.google.com/#q=Crepuscular+rays+cave

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