Meaning of X-RAY in English

X-RAY

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a chest X-ray (= a photograph of the inside of your chest, to see if it is healthy )

A chest X-ray showed that there was damage to his lungs.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

chest

Eventually it was finished, various tests organised, and chest X-rays .

But a chest X-ray , spinal tap and urinalysis failed to confirm that.

This requirement includes a chest X-ray examination.

Q: After a recent chest X-ray , my doctor told me I might have sarcoidosis.

These investigations involve haematological tests, ECGs, chest X-rays and blood grouping and cross-matching in case a transfusion should be required.

■ VERB

show

This creates a pronounced visual luminosity and shows up on the X-ray as strong white.

They show an X-ray of the skeleton.

If swallowed, it can choke your baby, and it doesn't even show up on X-rays .

At this time the Yohkoh images showed faint X-ray emission from a large closed magnetic field structure above the prominence.

This ensures nothing is inadvertently left inside the patient, although modern-day swabs do show up on X-rays .

take

Examine you carefully for signs of nerve-root damage and take X-rays of your lower spine.

One way is to take a cross-sectional X-ray picture of the tree with computer tomography.

They can take an X-ray photograph of you.

The device takes X-ray pictures from many angles, under the control of an inevitable microprocessor.

We took him for an X-ray .

I took an X-ray of her hips ... and couldn't believe what I saw!

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Kemp was taken to the hospital for X-rays of his arm.

We'll have to take some X-rays to make sure there are no broken bones.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All Jason needs now is another set of braces as well as special X-rays to track his progress.

And unlike X-rays and other sorts of scanning there is no surgery or radiation.

However, X-ray analysis has shown that all these forms of carbon consist of small graphite-like crystals.

They may include blood tests, X-rays or scans.

When X-rays were taken there sure enough was a needle.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

All bags are X-rayed before being put on the planes.

Jack went to his doctor, who X-rayed the toe.

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