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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. X-rays

    See under X.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. X-Rays

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of x-rays in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of x-rays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of x-rays in a Sentence

  1. Brett Favre:

    Atlanta actually went and did MRIs, X-Rays.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Every morning, the sunrise wakes me up with rays of hope.

  3. Longfellow:

    The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colourless when unbroken.

  4. Amit Ray:

    Your thoughts are your message to the world. Just as the rays are the messages of the Sun.

  5. Boxer Wachler:

    Even cars that came with factory tint, there was no guarantee that would protect against UV rays.

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