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x-ray spectrum[′eks ‚rā ‚spek·trəm]
A display or graph of the intensity of x-rays, produced when electrons strike a solid object, as a function of wavelengths or some related parameter; it consists of a continuous bremsstrahlung spectrum on which are superimposed groups of sharp lines characteristic of the elements in the target.
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