noun, plural x-ax·es [eks-ak-seez]. /ˈɛksˌæk siz/. Mathematics.
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An x-ray two hours later confirms my hunch: my tibia (the big bone behind the shin) is snapped clean in two.
“Getting out of X band is on option,” said one senior Air Force official.Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets|Dave Majumdar|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I made experimental commercials in the experimental division of a production house, Film X, that made commercials for ad agencies.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, both brothers have acting IMDb credits: Drew on Smallville and Jonathan on The X-Files.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bunch of old, white, rock titans come together with young, white, X Factor hotties to persuade Britain to heal Africa.
He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
W was a Watchman, and guarded the door; X was expensive, and so became poor.
Idly his pen traced upon the paper in front of him a large X, the sign of the unknown quantity.
The Professor took his pen and wrote a large X upon the sheet of paper in front of him.
The long axis of the hip-roof crystal is often so shortened that it resembles the envelop crystal of calcium oxalate.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd