Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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Penetrating electromagnetic radiation emitted when the inner orbital electrons of an atom are excited and release radiant energy. X-ray wavelengths range from 1 pm to 10 nm. Hard X-rays are the higher energy, shorter wavelength X-rays. Soft x-rays or Grenz rays are less energetic and longer in wavelength. The short wavelength end of the X-ray spectrum overlaps the GAMMA RAYS wavelength range. The distinction between gamma rays and X-rays is based on their radiation source.
The numerical value of x-rays in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of x-rays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colourless when unbroken.
They act as a repellent to the sun’s rays, creating a physical barrier rather than a chemical one.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
Choose one that provides broad spectrum UVA protection, since these are the rays that are most linked to melanin production.
Usually, in about an hour after we take an X-ray we give these results directly to the doctor, with the digital X-rays, we are using probably less exposure than you would at the hospital.
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