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roentgen

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adjective roent·gen \ˈrent-gən, ˈrənt-, -jən, -shən\

Definition of roentgen

  1. :  of or relating to X-rays <roentgen examinations>



Origin of roentgen

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Wilhelm Röntgen


First Known Use: 1896


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roentgen

noun roent·gen

Definition of roentgen

  1. :  the international unit of x-radiation or gamma radiation equal to the amount of radiation that produces in one cubic centimeter of dry air at 0°C and standard atmospheric pressure ionization of either sign equal to one electrostatic unit of charge



1922

First Known Use of roentgen

1922


Roentgen

biographical name roent·gen

Definition of Roentgen

  1. — see röntgen




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