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Noun: X-ray  'eks,rey
  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
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"

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

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

Encyclopedia: X-ray