X-ray machine

Definitions

  • Edison's X-ray machine
    Edison's X-ray machine
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n X-ray machine an apparatus that provides a source of X rays
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Additional illustrations & photos:

X-ray machine in use X-ray machine in use
Scanning the torso with X-ray machine Scanning the torso with X-ray machine

Usage

In literature:

Of course I knew it was useless to look for an X-ray machine in or near Mrs. Close's room.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
It made him think of an X-ray machine.
"The River's End" by James Oliver Curwood
There was a lot of scientific equipment on the list, including an X-ray machine.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
Where are your senses as compared to radar, the telescope, the microscope, the radio receiver, the camera, the x-ray machine?
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
As Miss Golder left the office, Dr. Loeb began a rapid examination of me, using an X-ray machine.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
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In news:

You work for the Transportation Security Administration, manning the x-ray machine at a local airport.
Test phase uses metal detectors and X-ray machines to search for bombs.
A one-month-old baby is okay, despite being put in an airport x-ray machine.
A one-month-old baby is okay, despite being put in an airport x-ray machine .
Duo nabbed trying to sell stolen $30,000 X-ray machine .
A small electrical fire underneath an X-ray machine at New York City's LaGuardia Airport caused a brief evacuation of a terminal.
New X-ray machine reveals ancient wisdom.
They were detected by the TSA X-ray machine.
And over at St Luke's, they now have digital x-ray machines for mammograms , which allows for more of a detailed image.
My father, Dr William S Altman, known as Sol, was a radiologist , and his office and its X-ray machines occupied the first floor of our house in Quincy, Mass.
Bomb squads have long used metal detectors, X-ray machines and dogs to uncover threats.
After 20 minutes of shuffling through the route to the X-ray machines, here is what I've learned about the self- sorting lanes: People are going to self- sort themselves into whatever appears to be the shortest lane.
Stuck in line waiting to feed the X-ray machine, flyers are fish in the barrel for marketers.
Like many pieces of modern medical equipment, X-ray machines are as bulky and energy dependent as they are vital.
X-ray body scanners have been quietly replaced with safer machines.
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In science:

Arthur,“X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers: Scientific Goals and Machine Implications”, these proceedings. 29. N.
Linear Collider Workshop 2000 Summary
The SPring-8 belongs to the category of hard X-rays machines, along with the 7.0GeV Advanced Photon Source (APS) in Argonne, USA and the 6.0GeV European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble, France.
The world of synchrotrons
This includes the doubling of the circumference to 81m and tailoring the machine to produce narrow bright beams of soft X-rays and ultraviolet radiation.
The world of synchrotrons
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