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Verb: x-ray  'eks,rey
  1. Examine by taking x-rays
  2. (photography) take an x-ray of something or somebody
    "The doctor x-rayed my chest"
Noun: X ray
  1. Electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
    - X-ray, X-radiation, roentgen ray
  2. A radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
    - roentgenogram, X-ray, X-ray picture, X-ray photograph

Derived forms: x-rayed, X-rays, X rays, x-rays, x-raying

Type of: electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, examine, ionizing radiation, nonparticulate radiation, photo, photograph, radiogram, radiograph, see, shadowgraph, shoot, skiagram, skiagraph, snap

Encyclopedia: X-ray

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