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Definitions of X-rays:

The ethereal waves or pulsations emitted from a Crookes' tube, excited by the bombardment of the anode target with the cathode rays; they are believed to be a series of short pulsations following each other at irregular intervals.

Roentgen rays; see under ray.

An intensely penetrating light of electrical origin. It is used for taking a skiagraph, q. v.

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