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x-ray astronomy

x-ray astronomy
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eks-rey uh-stron-uh-mee]
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eks-rey uh-stron-uh-mee]

Definitions of x-ray astronomy words

  • noun x-ray astronomy the branch of astronomy that studies celestial objects by means of the x-rays emitted by them. 1
  • noun x-ray astronomy the branch of astronomy concerned with the detection and measurement of X-rays emitted by certain celestial bodies. As X-rays are absorbed by the atmosphere, satellites and rockets are used 0
  • noun x-ray astronomy the branch of astronomy that deals with X-ray radiation from various celestial sources, esp. binary stars 0
  • noun x-ray astronomy (astronomy) An observational branch of astronomy, which deals with the study of X-ray emission from celestial objects. 0

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Origin of x-ray astronomy

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65

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Parts of speech for X-ray astronomy

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x-ray astronomy popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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