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Röntgen

[ rent-guhn, -juhn, ruhnt-; German rœnt-guhn; Dutch roont-khuhn ]
/ ˈrɛnt gən, -dʒən, ˈrʌnt-; German ˈrœnt gən; Dutch ˈrunt xən /
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noun
Ju·li·us [yoo-lee-uhs], /ˈyu li əs/, 1855–1932, Dutch pianist, conductor, and composer; born in Germany.
Wil·helm Kon·rad [wil-helm kon-rad; German vil-helm kawn-raht]. /ˈwɪl hɛlm ˈkɒn ræd; German ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈkɔn rɑt/. Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad.
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How to use Röntgen in a sentence

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British Dictionary definitions for Röntgen (1 of 2)

röntgen
/ (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-) /

noun
a variant spelling of roentgen

British Dictionary definitions for Röntgen (2 of 2)

Röntgen
/ (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, German ˈrœntɡən) /

noun
a variant spelling of (Wilhelm Konrad) Roentgen
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