Definition of X-irradiate in English:

X-irradiate

verb

  • with object To irradiate with X-rays, typically in order to produce some alteration in the object or substance irradiated.

Origin

1930s. From X- + irradiate, after X-irradiation. Compare slightly earlier X-irradiated.

Pronunciation

X-irradiate

/ˌɛksɪˈreɪdɪeɪt/