low-mass X-ray binary(redirected from Low-mass X-ray binaries)
low-mass X-ray binary(LMXB) See X-ray binary.
low-mass x-ray binary[¦lō ¦mas ¦eks‚rā ′bī‚ner·ē]
A binary system consisting of a low-mass (typically less than 1 solar mass), late-type star and a neutron star or black hole that accretes material through Roche-lobe overflow, resulting in the emission of relatively soft x-rays. Abbreviated LMXRB.