One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Treatment with or exposure to X-rays.
- ‘Photographers need to protect film from x-radiation.’
- ‘Many biologically important molecules are destroyed by exposure to x-radiation and can only be investigated by a rapid exposure method.’
- ‘The federal x-radiation testing completed on your product can be used to reduce or eliminate additional x-radiation testing that may be necessary for UL Listing of that same product.’
- 1.1 Radiation in the form of X-rays.
- ‘For example, in the accretion disk, a swirling region of infalling material surrounding a black hole or other source of powerful gravity in space, ultraviolet and x-radiations are preferentially emitted at different distances from the center.’
- ‘Reduce the risk of x-radiation exceeding 0.5 mrd in a one-hour period at a distance of 5 cm from accessible surfaces outside the treatment zone.’
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