Definition of X-ray verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

X-ray

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they X-ray
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪ//
 
he / she / it X-rays
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪz//
 
past simple X-rayed
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪd//
 
past participle X-rayed
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪd//
 
-ing form X-raying
BrE BrE//ˈeks reɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeks reɪɪŋ//
 
Medical examinations
 
jump to other results
X-ray something to photograph and examine bones and organs inside the body, using X-rays He had to have his chest X-rayed. See related entries: Medical examinations Word Origintranslation of German X-Strahlen (plural), from X- (because, when discovered in 1895, the nature of the rays was unknown) + Strahl ‘ray’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: X-ray

Other results

All matches