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  • verb Present participle of X-ray.

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Examples

  • Despite a 1949 article in the New England Journal of Medicine declaring the danger of X-raying children's feet, subsequent laws forbidding the use of these devices had little effect as they remained in many stores until as late as the early 1980's.

    William Spear: Adapting to a New World of Invisible Toxins

  • Cancellara first scoffed at and then vigorously denied the story, but it was taken seriously enough that the UCI went to the extraordinary measure of X-raying frames using technology similar to that used in airport security.

    Fabian Cancellara wants more eco-friendly motorized bike

  • European air officials accused the U.S. of imposing unnecessary and intrusive travel security measures, calling for the Obama administration to reexamine policies ranging from online security checks to X-raying shoes.

    Europe Presses U.S. on Security

  • Despite a 1949 article in the New England Journal of Medicine declaring the danger of X-raying children's feet, subsequent laws forbidding the use of these devices had little effect as they remained in many stores until as late as the early 1980's.

    William Spear: Adapting to a New World of Invisible Toxins

  • He really didn't like that Jill had a Canadian passport and an Australian accent, but grudgingly had to accept it -- after doing everything but X-raying it to ensure it was legitimate.

    Why I don't ski

  • He really didn't like that Jill had a Canadian passport and an Australian accent, but grudgingly had to accept it -- after doing everything but X-raying it to ensure it was legitimate.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • She worked with there with her daughter Irene, then aged 17, at casualty clearing stations, X-raying wounded soldiers to locate fractures, bullets and shrapnel.

    Marie Curie's birth celebrated by Google doodle

  • But no one who's planning to make money off that data seems to be offering us equity in Big Brother, Inc. in exchange for X-raying our identities.

    Marty Kaplan: Don't Be Naked

  • All air cargo leaving U.S. airports began getting mandatory screening only a year ago—the same kind of X-raying or swabbing for traces of explosive material that passenger baggage gets at airports.

    Airport Security Costs Are Up, But Weak Spots Remain

  • For me, the appeal of X-raying brands such as Nike or Starbucks was that pretty soon you were talking about everything except marketing -- from how products are made in the deregulated global supply chain to industrial agriculture and commodity prices.

    Naomi Klein: How Corporate Branding Is Taking Over America

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