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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of X-ray.

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Examples

  • But the notion of X-rayed food also sparked a lively debate in The Salt's comments section on whether this poses a health threat.

    News

  • They then X-rayed the container and found that the shipment of sardines inside was suspiciously overweight.

    Huge Illegal Shipment of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand

  • Dnipropetrovsk chief veterinarian Oleksandr Shushlenko says the croc will be X-rayed next week but will undergo surgery only as a last resort because it would be dangerous for him -- and the vets.

    Constipated crocodile who swallowed a cellphone is depressed

  • Yet as far back as 1998, radiation experts were warning against using X-ray scanners to peer beneath people's clothing in the search for weapons and contraband, insisting that the machines violate a longstanding principle in radiation safety -- that humans shouldn't be X-rayed unless there is a medical benefit.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • The guard grunts me forward, to have my backpack X-rayed, and to wait to file through a metal detector.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Yet as far back as 1998, radiation experts were warning against using X-ray scanners to peer beneath people's clothing in the search for weapons and contraband, insisting that the machines violate a longstanding principle in radiation safety -- that humans shouldn't be X-rayed unless there is a medical benefit.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • He finds a home there because English departments are less concerned with the consideration of literature per se than with what novels, poems, plays and essays—after being properly X-rayed, frisked, padded down, like so many suspicious-looking air travelers—might yield on the subjects of race, class and gender.

    What Killed American Lit.

  • They then X-rayed the container and found that the shipment of sardines inside was suspiciously overweight.

    Huge Illegal Shipment of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand

  • Yet as far back as 1998, radiation experts were warning against using X-ray scanners to peer beneath people's clothing in the search for weapons and contraband, insisting that the machines violate a longstanding principle in radiation safety -- that humans shouldn't be X-rayed unless there is a medical benefit.

    John W. Whitehead: Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

  • They then X-rayed the container and found that the shipment of sardines inside was suspiciously overweight.

    Huge Illegal Shipment of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand

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