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Synonyms of roentgen

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1. roentgen, R, radioactivity unit

usage: a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air

2. Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen, Rontgen, Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen

usage: German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed roentgenography (1845-1923)

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