Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR X-RAY

"The Koerting; so it is," said the Baron, when shown the X-ray photograph of his calf.

Better toss that thing as far away as you can in the morning, X-Ray.

And X-Ray was curious to know what its character might turn out to be.

X-Ray Tyson called out, having been observing what the other was doing.

X-Ray Tyson chuckled; but the other frowned and shook his head.

Ethan and X-Ray Tyson were more than ever bent upon fishing.

"It'll be a prize collection yet, take that from me," X-Ray announced.

When X-Ray called it a hurricane he was not far out of the way.

The X-ray will not reflect, but instead, pass directly through the glass.

You don't ask what the X-ray involves; you ask, first of all, is it a fact?

WORD ORIGIN

1896, translation of German X-strahl, from X, algebraic symbol for an unknown quantity, + Strahl (plural Strahlen) "beam, ray." Coined 1895 by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923), who discovered them.