Overall, the show is a thorough, if exclusively Eurocentric, x-ray vision of fashion.
The black sky would go crazy white as if someone were taking an x-ray as missiles exploded.
Doctors at the hospital said he needed an x-ray for a foot injury he received when he fell over a wall during his flight.
The reaction of that x-ray technician lady pulling it out, and the doctor, was so good: “Maybe you stuck it up your ass!”
The results were in by then, a tale told in black shadows on x-ray transparencies: one in the lung, the other in the head.
Either the x-ray or radium had caused her dermatitis and nervousness.
Besides I can't get one o' them x-ray machines—they cost a heap.
The little girl looked from x-ray down to the scarred surface of the table.
"The Koerting; so it is," said the Baron, when shown the x-ray photograph of his calf.
Where the intrauterine existence of a single monster is suspected the x-ray will at times clear up the diagnosis.
1896, translation of German X-strahl, from X, algebraic symbol for an unknown quantity, + Strahl (plural Strahlen) "beam, ray." Coined 1895 by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923), who discovered them.
x-ray or X-ray
n. or x ray or X ray
A relatively high-energy photon with wavelength in the approximate range from 0.01 to 10 nanometers. Also called roentgen ray.
A stream of such photons used for their penetrating power in radiography, radiology, radiotherapy, and scientific research. Often used in the plural. Also called roentgen ray.
A photograph taken with x-rays.
To irradiate with x-rays.
To photograph with x-rays.
|x-ray also X-ray|
Note: Because x-rays can travel through solid material and affect photographic plates, they are widely used in diagnosing medical problems.
Note: Objects in the sky also send out x-rays in processes that use very high energy.