Röntgen

Röntgen

[rent-guhn, -juhn, ruhnt-; German rœnt-guhn; Dutch roont-khuhn]
noun
1.
Julius [yoo-lee-uhs] , 1855–1932, Dutch pianist, conductor, and composer; born in Germany.
2.
Wilhelm Konrad [wil-helm kon-rad; German vil-helm kawn-raht] , Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad.
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roentgen or röntgen (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-)
 
n
R, r a unit of dose of electromagnetic radiation equal to the dose that will produce in air a charge of 0.258 × 10--3 coulomb on all ions of one sign, when all the electrons of both signs liberated in a volume of air of mass one kilogram are stopped completely
 
[C20: named after W. K. Roentgen]
 
röntgen or röntgen
 
n
 
[C20: named after W. K. Roentgen]

Roentgen or Röntgen (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, German ˈrœntɡən, ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, German ˈrœntɡən)
 
n
Wilhelm Konrad (ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈkɔnraːt). 1845--1923, German physicist, who in 1895 discovered X-rays: Nobel prize for physics 1901
 
Röntgen or Röntgen
 
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röntgen (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-)
 
n
a variant spelling of roentgen

Röntgen (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, German ˈrœntɡən)
 
n
a variant spelling of (Wilhelm Konrad) Roentgen

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röntgen rönt·gen (rěnt'gən, -jən, rŭnt'-)
n.
Variant of roentgen.

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