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English definition of “X-ray”

X-ray

noun [C]    /ˈeksˌreɪ/
a type of radiation (= energy in movement) that can go through many solid substances, allowing hidden objects such as bones in the body to be photographed An X-ray is also a photograph of a part of the body made by using X-rays: Fortunately the X-rays showed no broken bones. X-ray    /ˈeksˌreɪ/ verb [T] All luggage has to be X-rayed before you can board the plane.
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