Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: X-radiation
  1. Electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
    - X ray, X-ray, roentgen ray, x-ray
  2. Obtaining images by the use of X rays
    - X-raying

Type of: electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, imaging, ionizing radiation, nonparticulate radiation, tomography

Encyclopedia: X-radiation