roentgen ray
noun Usage: often capitalized 1st R Date: circa 1890 x-ray

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Roentgen ray — the Anglicised spelling of {R[ o]ntgen ray}. Same as {X ray}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roentgen ray — n X RAY (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Roentgen ray — n. [also r r ] X RAY …   English World dictionary

  • roentgen ray — noun electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high speed electrons strike a solid target • Syn: ↑X ray, ↑X ray, ↑X radiation • Hypernyms: ↑electromagnetic radiation, ↑electromagnetic wave, ↑nonparticulate radiation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • roentgen ray — /ˈrɜntgən reɪ/ (say rerntguhn ray) noun → X ray (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Roentgen ray — (sometimes l.c.) x ray. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Roentgen ray — See X ray …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • roentgen ray dermatitis — x ray d …   Medical dictionary

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