X-ray star

noun

Definition of 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

First Known Use of X-ray star

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“X-ray star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/X-ray%20star. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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