Definition of X ray. Meaning of X ray. Synonyms of X ray

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Definition of X ray

X ray
Xiphura Xi*phu"ra, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. xi`fos sword + ? tail.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Limuloidea. Called also Xiphosura. X ray. See under Ray.
X ray
. So called from the discoverer, W. C. R["o]ntgen. X ray, the R["o]ntgen ray; -- so called by its discoverer because of its enigmatical character, x being an algebraic symbol for an unknown quantity.

Meaning of X ray from wikipedia

- An X-ray, or X-radiation, is a penetrating form of high-energy electromagnetic radiation. Most X-rays have a wavelength ranging from 10 picometres to 10...
- X-ray crystallography (XRC) is the experimental science determining the atomic and molecular structure of a crystal, in which the crystalline structure...
- Play media X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is the emission of characteristic "secondary" (or fluorescent) X-rays from a material that has been excited by being...
- centered on two previously scouted helicopter landing zones (LZs), known as LZ X-Ray and LZ Albany. The first involved the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment...
- Radiography is an imaging technique using X-rays, gamma rays, or similar ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation to view the internal form of an...
- An X-ray tube is a vacuum tube that converts electrical input power into X-rays. The availability of this controllable source of X-rays created the field...
- 19°56′18″N 75°05′49″W / 19.938198°N 75.096996°W / 19.938198; -75.096996 Camp X-Ray was a temporary detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp...
- The Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO), previously known as the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), is a Flagship-cl**** space telescope launched...
- Backscatter X-ray is an advanced X-ray imaging technology. Traditional X-ray machines detect hard and soft materials by the variation in x-ray intensity...
- Characteristic X-rays are emitted when outer-s**** electrons fill a vacancy in the inner s**** of an atom, releasing X-rays in a pattern that is "characteristic"...
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