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x-unit

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/ ˈɛksˌyu nɪt /
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noun

a unit formerly used to express the wavelength of x-rays and gamma rays, equal to approximately 10−11 centimeters. Abbreviations: Xu, XU

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x-unit

noun

a unit of length equal to 0.100 202 × 10 –12 metre, for expressing the wavelengths of X-rays and gamma rays
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