Definition of Rontgen

1. Noun. German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed roentgenography (1845-1923).




Definition of Rontgen

1. Noun. (physics) a unit of exposure to ionizing radiation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rontgen

1. roentgen [n -S] - See also: roentgen

Rontgen Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Rontgen Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rontgen

rypeck
rypecks
ryper
rypophagous
rysh
ryshes
rysimeter
rysimeters
ryth
rythmic
rython
ryths
rytina
ryvett
ryvetts
röntgen
röntgens
rösti
röstis
s
s'
s'ghetti
s'more
s'mores
s'ok
s'pose
s'posed
s'poses
s'posing

Literary usage of Rontgen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"JJ Thomson f has obtained a similar relation between secondary Rontgen radiation and atomic weight With the exception of nickel an increase in atomic weight ..."

2. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1903)
"The conclusion of the authors above mentioned {, " that the Rontgen rays are not waves of very short wave-length, but impulses," surprises me. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"The number of experiments tbat have been made on the Rontgen rays is ... 160), who measured the heat produced by Rontgen rays falling on a metal plate. ..."

4. Light Visible and Invisible: A Series of Lectures Delivered at the Royal by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1897)
"... Mr. HJW Ram in an interview1 with Prof. Rontgen in his laboratory at Wiirzburg, "the history of the discovery ?" 1 McClure's Magazine, vol. vi., p. 413. ..."

5. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The voltaic arc in air does not possess the properties of the Rontgen rars of traversing opaque bodies. A sensitive photographic plate, enclosed in au ..."

6. Conduction of Electricity Through Gases and Radio-activity: A Text-book with by Robert Kenning McClung (1909)
"Phosphorescent Action of Rontgen Rays.—One of the earliest observed properties of Rontgen rays was their phosphorescent action on certain substances. ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Ocular hygiene is all important in preventing educational overstrain. Rontgen Diagnosis of Infantile Scurvy.—KI,OTZ (Monats.f. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Rontgen

Search for Rontgen on Dictionary.com!Search for Rontgen on Thesaurus.com!Search for Rontgen on Google!Search for Rontgen on Wikipedia!

Search