x-ray generator


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x-ray generator

[′eks ‚rā ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
A metal from whose surface large amounts of x-rays are emitted when it is bombarded with high-velocity electrons; metals with high atomic weight are the most efficient generators.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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