Definition of x-radiation in English:


Syllabification: x-ra·di·a·tion


  • 1Treatment with or exposure to X-rays.
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    • Many biologically important molecules are destroyed by exposure to x-radiation and can only be investigated by a rapid exposure method.
    • Photographers need to protect film from x-radiation.
    • 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.
  • 1.1Radiation in the form of X-rays.
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    • 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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