Meaning of X-RAY in English


also x-ray

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)


~s are a type of radiation that can pass through most solid materials. ~s are used by doctors to examine the bones or organs inside your body and are also used at airports to see inside people’s luggage.

N-COUNT: usu pl


An ~ is a picture made by sending ~s through something, usually someone’s body.

She was advised to have an abdominal ~.



If someone or something is ~ed, an ~ picture is taken of them.

All hand baggage would be x-rayed...

They took my pulse, took my blood pressure, and ~ed my jaw.

VERB: be V-ed, V n

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