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1roentgen

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

Definition of ROENTGEN

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

Origin of ROENTGEN

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Wilhelm Röntgen
First Known Use: 1896

2roentgen

noun

Definition of ROENTGEN

:  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

First Known Use of ROENTGEN

1922

Roentgen

biographical name

Definition of ROENTGEN

— see röntgen

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