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[ rent-guh n, -juh n, ruhnt-; German rœnt-guh n; Dutch roont-khuh n ] / ˈrɛnt gən, -dʒən, ˈrʌnt-; German ˈrœnt gən; Dutch ˈrunt xən /


Ju·li·us [yoo-lee-uh s] /ˈyu li əs/, 1855–1932, Dutch pianist, conductor, and composer; born in Germany. Wil·helm Kon·rad [wil-helm kon-rad; German vil-helm kawn-raht] /ˈwɪl hɛlm ˈkɒn ræd; German ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈkɔn rɑt/. Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad.


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Examples from the Web for rontgen

  • I have seen my own heart beating as its image was thrown on the screen by the Rontgen rays.

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British Dictionary definitions for rontgen (1 of 2)


/ (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-) /


a variant spelling of roentgen

British Dictionary definitions for rontgen (2 of 2)


/ (ˈrɒntɡən, -tjən, ˈrɛnt-, German ˈrœntɡən) /


a variant spelling of (Wilhelm Konrad) Roentgen
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Medicine definitions for rontgen


[ rĕnt′gən, -jən, rŭnt′- ]


Variant ofroentgen
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