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  1. X-ray

    X-radiation (composed of X-rays) is a form of electromagnetic radiation. Most X-rays have a wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz (3×1016 Hz to 3×1019 Hz) and energies in the range 100 eV to 100 keV. X-ray wavelengths are shorter than those of UV rays and typically longer than those of gamma rays. In many languages, X-radiation is referred to with terms meaning Röntgen radiation, after the German (German-Dutch to [...]
    These are short length light rays passed through a vacuum tube that can penetrate tissue. Also called roentgen rays.
  2. X-ray Reports

    These are the reports written by a doctor after examining the x-ray films.
  3. X-ray Technician

    The person who takes the x-rays but does not examine and interpret them.
  4. X-table

    A term used to refer to a table in progress that is not yet able to be used in rating.
  5. XBRL

    XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is a freely available and global standard for exchanging business information. XBRL allows the expression of semantic meaning commonly required in business reporting. The language is XML-based and uses the XML syntax and related XML technologies such as XML Schema, XLink, XPath, and Namespaces. One use of XBRL is to define and exchange financial information, such as a financial statement. The XBRL Specification is developed and published by XBRL [...]
  6. Xdile

    In Roman law. An officer who attended to the repairs of the temples and other public buildings; the repairs and cleanliness of the streets; the care of the weights and measures; the providing for funerals and games; and regulating the prices of provisions. Ainsw. Lex.; Smith, Lex.; Du Cange.
  7. Xenocentrism

    Xenocentrism is the preference for the products, styles, or ideas of someone else's culture rather than of one's own. The concept is considered a subjective view of cultural relativism. One example is the romanticization of the noble savage in the 18th-century primitivism movement in European art, philosophy and ethnography.
  8. Xenodochium

    In the early Middle Ages, a xenodochium or xenodoch(e)ion (from Ancient Greek ξενοδοχεῖον, ksenodokheion; place for strangers, inn, guesthouse) was a type of hostel or hospital, usually specifically for foreigners or pilgrims, but the term could refer to charitable institutions in general. Xenodochia were more common than institutions of a more specific nature, such as the gerocomium (a place for the old), nosocomium (for the sick) and orphanotrophium (for orphans). A hospital for [...]
    In the civil and old English law. An inn allowed by public license, for the entertainment of strangers, and other guests. Calvin.; Cowell. A hospital; a place where sick and infirm persons are token care of. Cowell.
  9. Xenodochy

    Reception of strangers; hospitality. Enc. Lond.
  10. Xquitas Agit In Personam

    Equity acts upon the person. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3733.
  11. Xquitas Est Correctio Quaedam Legi Adhibita, Quia Ab Ea Abest Aliquid Propter Generaleiu Sine Exceptione Comprebenionem

    Equity is a certain correction applied to law, because on account of its general comprehensiveness, without an exception, something is absent from it Plowd. 467.
  12. Xquitas Est Quasi Aequalitas

    Equity is as it were equality; equity is a species of equality or
  13. Xquitas Non Facit Jus, Sed Juri Auxiliatur

    Equity does not make law, but assists law. Lofft, 379.
  14. Xrarium

    Lat In the Roman law. The treasury, (flscus.) Calvin.
  15. Xsnecia

    In old English law. Esnecy ; the right or privilege of the eldest born. Spelman; Glanv. lib. 7, c. 3; Fleta, lib. 2, a 66,
  16. Xylon

    A punishment among the Greeks answering to our stocks. Wharton.

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