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x-ray

x-ray

 
pronunciation:
eks reI
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: x-rays
definition: a photograph made with a special beam that uses radiation to show what is inside something.
The nurse took an x-ray of my leg to see if any bones were broken.The doctor says I need a chest x-ray.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: x-rayed, x-raying, x-rays
definition: to take a photograph with this special beam.
A security guard x-rays all packages that people carry onto an airplane.A nurse x-rayed my arm.
 
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