Transliteration of G. term|X-Strahl|lang=de, coined by Wilhelm_R%F6ntgen|Wilhelm Conrad RÃ¶ntgen upon his discovery of the rays in 1895, x signifying their unknown nature.
- Short wavelength electromagnetic radiation usually produced by bombarding a metal target in a vacuum. Used to create images of the internal structure of objects; this is possible because X-rays pass through most objects and can expose photographic film.
#: X-rays are light with a wavelength between 0.1 and 10 nm.
- colloquial A photograph made with X-rays. The proper term for this is "radiograph."
#: "The doctor ordered some X-rays of my injured wrist."
- An X-ray machine.
- The letter X in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
trans-top|short wavelength electromagnetic radiation
Czech: rentgen m
Catalan: raig X m
æ¯å°çº¿, Xå°çº¿, Xå
Dutch: rÃ¶ntgenstraal f
French: t|fr|rayon X m, rayon RÃ¶ntgen m
German: RÃ¶ntgenstrahl m
Hebrew: ×§×¨× × ×¨× ×××|×§Ö·×¨× Öµ× ×¨Ö¶× Ö°×Ö°×Ö¶× (qÄrney rentgen) f
Indonesian: ronsen, rontgen
Interlingua: rayos rÃ¶ntgen
Japanese: ã¬ã³ãã²ã³ (rentogen)
Russian: ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½Ð¾Ð²ÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ Ð»ÑÑ (r'entg'Ã©novskij luÄ) m, ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½ (r'entg'Ã©n) m
Spanish: rayo X m
trans-top|a photograph made with X-rays
Czech: RTG n
Catalan: radiografia f
Dutch: rÃ¶ntgenfoto f
French: t|fr|radiographie f
German: RÃ¶ntgenbild n
Hebrew: ×¦×××× ×¨× ××× (tsilum rentgen) m
Italian: radiografia f
Japanese: Xç·, ã¨ãã¯ã¹ç· (ã¨ãã¯ã¹ãã, ekkusu-sen)
Russian: ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½ (r'entg'Ã©n) m, ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½Ð¾Ð³ÑÐ°Ð¼Ð¼Ð° (r'entg'enogrÃ¡mma) f
Spanish: radiografÃa f
trans-top|an X-ray machine
Dutch: rÃ¶ntgenapparaat n
German: RÃ¶ntgenapparat m
Hebrew: ×××× ×ª ×¨× ××× (meá¸¥onÄt rentgen) f
Russian: ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½ (r'entg'Ã©n) m
- context|transitive|colloquial To expose film with X-ray radiation, especially for the purpose of medical diagnostic evaluation. Properly, the way to express this is "take a radiograph of".
#:Of course there was nothing wrong with my left wrist. They X-rayed the wrong arm!"
trans-top|to expose film with X-ray radiation
Dutch: doorlichten, bestralen, rÃ¶ntgenen, met rÃ¶ntgenstralen onderzoeken
Finnish: ottaa rÃ¶ntgenkuva, rÃ¶ntgenkuvata
French: radiographier, soumettre Ã un examen radiographique
Japanese: ã¬ã³ãã²ã³ãæ®ãã(rentogen wo toru)
Russian: Ð¿ÑÐ¾ÑÐ²ÐµÑÐ¸Ð²Ð°ÑÑ/Ð¿ÑÐ¾ÑÐ²ÐµÑÐ¸ÑÑ (prosv'Ã©Äivat'/prosv'etÃt')
- Of or having to do with x-rays.
#: I had to put my bags through an X-ray scanner at the airport.
trans-top|of or having to do with x-rays
Russian: ÑÐµÐ½ÑÐ³ÐµÐ½Ð¾Ð²ÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ (r'entg'Ã©novskij)