Definitions for rontgenˈrɛnt gən, -dʒən, ˈrʌnt-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Rönt•genˈrɛnt gən, -dʒən, ˈrʌnt-(n.)

  1. Wilhelm Konrad,

    Category: Biography

    Ref: Roentgen, 1 Wilhelm Konrad.

  2. (l.c.)

    Category: Biography

    Ref: Roentgen (def. 2). 2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen, Rontgen, Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen(noun)

    German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed roentgenography (1845-1923)

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to take a photograph of using X-rays

They X-rayed my arm to see if it was broken.

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