Xray

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See also: xray, x-ray, and X-ray

Translingual[edit]

Xray [2]
Xray [3]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Xray; NATO and the FAA have altered the initial punctuation of "x-ray" to "xray" to clarify that it is to be pronounced with a single stress, rather than as a compound word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Xray or X-ray

  1. (international standards) NATO, ICAO, ITU & IMO radiotelephony clear code (spelling-alphabet name) for the letter X.
  2. (nautical) Signal flag for the letter X.
  3. (time zone) UTC−11:00
ICAO/NATO radiotelephonic clear codes for letters
code Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliett Kilo Lima Mike
code November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu

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References[edit]

  1. ^ DIN 5009:2022-06, Deutsches Institut für Normung, June 2022, page Anhang B: Buchstabiertafel der ICAO („Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet“)

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Xray (plural Xrays)

  1. Alternative spelling of X-ray
  2. (World War II era, joint US/RAF) radiotelephony clear-code word for the letter X.