X-ray star


: a luminous celestial object emitting a major portion of its radiation in the form of X-rays

called also X-ray source

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of X-ray star was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“X-ray star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/X-ray%20star. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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