Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Exposure to the action of the Röntgen rays or other form of radioactivity.

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  • verb Present participle of ray.

Etymologies

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ray +‎ -ing

Examples

  • Hugh Turvey, currently working with the British Institute of Radiology makes x-ray animations by taking appliances to pieces, x-raying them, and then reconstructing movements with software.

    Ghosts in the media art machine « Squares of Wheat

  • Hugh Turvey, currently working with the British Institute of Radiology makes x-ray animations by taking appliances to pieces, x-raying them, and then reconstructing movements with software.

    February « 2010 « Squares of Wheat

  • While I echo the sentiments of Pat and others, I must say that using “intelligence” to screen more people named “Umar” from abroad is a significantly better plan than x-raying* all of our crotches, breasts, and love-handles.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What TSA is doing

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • As if watching a television screen, Jamal saw the electricity flashed from the left side of the window, x-raying Kaori and Wolfgang's bodies.

    The Impossible Man - Ep.2: Enter the Magical Girl

  • 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

  • The moment his hand closed about the stone, light blazed up from it again, raying out through his fingers.

    Clockwork Angel

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