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Meaning of "X-ray binary" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF X-RAY BINARY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF X-RAY BINARY

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X-Ray binary is a noun.
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WHAT DOES X-RAY BINARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

X-ray binary

X-ray binary

X-ray binaries are a class of binary stars that are luminous in X-rays. The X-rays are produced by matter falling from one component, called the donor, to the other component, called the accretor, which is compact: a white dwarf, neutron star, or black hole. The infalling matter releases gravitational potential energy, up to several tenths of its rest mass, as X-rays. An estimated 1041 positrons escape per second from a typical hard low-mass X-ray binary.

Definition of X-ray binary in the English dictionary

The definition of X-ray binary in the dictionary is a binary star that is an intense source of X-rays and is composed of a normal star in close orbit with a white dwarf, neutron star, or black hole.

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Synonyms and antonyms of X-ray binary in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «X-ray binary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF X-RAY BINARY

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The translations of X-ray binary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «X-ray binary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

透视二
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Binario de rayos X
570 millions of speakers

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X-ray binary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक्स रे द्विआधारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثنائي الأشعة السينية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рентгеновской двойной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Binário de raios - X
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক্স-রে বাইনারি
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Translator English - French

Binaire X -ray
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Translator English - Malay

Binari sinar-X
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Translator English - German

Röntgendoppel
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Translator English - Japanese

X線のバイナリ
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Translator English - Korean

X - 선 진
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Translator English - Javanese

X-ray binary
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Translator English - Vietnamese

X-quang nhị phân
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Translator English - Tamil

எக்ஸ்ரே பைனரி
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Translator English - Marathi

क्ष-किरण बायनरी
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Translator English - Turkish

X-ışını ikili
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Translator English - Italian

X - ray binario
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Translator English - Polish

X - ray binarny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Рентгенівської подвійної
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Binar cu raze X
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Translator English - Greek

Ακτίνων Χ δυαδικό
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Translator English - Afrikaans

X -straal- binêre
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Translator English - Swedish

Röntgen binär
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

X - ray binær
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «X-RAY BINARY»

Discover the use of X-ray binary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to X-ray binary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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X-ray Binaries
The system Cyg X-3 is precisely the post-common-envelope system that one expects to result after the spiral-in evolution of a high-mass X-ray binary (Van den Heuvel and De Loore 1973), i.e. phase (g) in Figure 11.5. It thus is a perfect ...
Walter H. Lewin, Walter H. G. Lewin, Jan van Paradijs, 1997
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Exploring the X-ray Universe
7 Massive X-ray binary stars 7.1 The discovery of binary behaviour The very existence of the bright cosmic X-ray sources discovered by rocket flights in the 1960s represented one of the most exciting and challenging problems in all of ...
Philip A. Charles, Frederick D. Seward, 1995
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Black Holes in Binaries and Galactic Nuclei: Diagnostics, ...
Binaries. Phil Charles Dept of Physics &: Astronomy, University of Southampton Abstract. The high mass X-ray binary, Cyg X-l, was for many years the strongest candidate for a stellar-mass black-hole in the Galaxy. It very likely is a black-hole,  ...
Riccardo Giacconi, L. Kaper, E.P.J. van den Heuvel, 2001
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Highly Evolved Close Binary Stars: Catalog
Ellipticity and reflection effects as well as eclipsing effects in optical variability of X-ray binary systems allow one to draw important information about basic parameters: the inclination of the orbital plane i, the mass ratio q = Mx/Mv (Mx and Mv ...
‎1996
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Short-Period Binary Stars: Observations, Analyses, and ...
The main discussion will be limited to just two X-ray binaries, Hercules X-1 and GX 301-2, which represent low mass X-ray binary systems and high mass X-ray binary systems, respectively. Both of these systems have orbits determined from ...
Eugene F. Milone, Denis A. Leahy, David W. Hobill, 2008
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The Evolution of Galactic X-Ray Binaries
Her X-1 is a relatively low mass system containing a late A-type main sequence star, while Cen X-3 is a massive X-ray binary with an 07f companion ( Krzeminski's star) that almost certainly has a strong stellar wind. The Uhuru observations of ...
J. Truemper, W.H.G. Lewin, W. Brinkmann (Ed), 1986
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The Handy Astronomy Answer Book
Astronomers usually use the terms “low-mass X-ray binary” (LMXRB) or “high- mass X-ray binary” (HMXRB) to describe the two main classes of X-ray star systems. What's the difference between a low-mass X-ray binary and a high- mass X-ray ...
Charles Liu, 2013
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Accretion Processes in Astrophysics
Not only can we reconsider long-standing questions of galactic studies, such as the origin of low-mass X-ray binaries, but also we can look at the entire gamut of X-ray binary properties in a range of environments, from actively star-forming ...
Ignacio González Martínez-País, Tariq Shahbaz, Jorge Casares Velázquez, 2014
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The Restless Universe : Understanding X-Ray Astronomy in the ...
Astrophysicists are still working on that one. The general name for X-ray sources in a binary-star system is "X-ray binary." X-ray binaries exhibit a wide range of behavior. Figure 5.5 presents a sample of outbursts of X-ray binaries; the graphs  ...
Eric M. Schlegel Research Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2002
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A Dictionary of Astronomy
X-ray binary An X-ray emitting binary system consisting of a neutron star (or in a few cases a black hole) and a normal stellar companion. They are divided into two groups according to the mass of the companion. In a low-mass X-ray binary ...
Ian Ridpath, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «X-RAY BINARY»

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Black hole wakes up after 27 years
Astronomers classify this type of system as a low-mass X-ray binary. ... These images show the patch of the sky where the black-hole binary system V404 Cygni ... «EarthSky, Jun 15»
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Circinus X-1: Astronomers Discover X-ray Rings around Neutron Star
Circinus X-1 is an old, low-mass X-ray binary in the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy containing a neutron star, the dense remnant of a massive star pulverized in a ... «Sci-News.com, Jun 15»
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"The Great Migration" --10000 Black Holes and Neutron Stars …
"Although the region around Sgr A* is crowded with stars, we expected that there was only a 20 percent chance that we would find even one X-ray binary within ... «The Daily Galaxy, Jun 15»
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Slowly rotating neutron star paired with a red-giant star reveals …
Figure 1: An artist's impression of an x-ray binary system. The matter that a neutron star (blue) sucks from a regular star (red) leads to the emission of intense ... «Phys.Org, Jun 14»
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Gamma-Ray Report Turns Out to Be False Alarm
It's thought to be an X-ray binary star. Astronomers became fired up about the source because of the possibility that it could be an exotic gamma-ray burst, which ... «NBCNews.com, May 14»
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New model: Black holes, neutron stars drove Universe's reionization
Composite X-ray, visible-light, and radio image of the X-ray binary Circinus X-1. This object is a neutron star in mutual orbit with an ordinary star. Such systems ... «Ars Technica, Feb 14»
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Congratulations! It's a Bouncing Baby Neutron Star!
Circinus X-1, as the system is called, is a high-mass X-ray binary, a pair of heavy stars in orbit around each other. We know of quite a few objects like this in the ... «Slate Magazine, Dec 13»
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Chandra Discovers Youngest X-ray Binary in Milky Way
Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have reported the discovery of the youngest X-ray binary ever found in our Milky Way Galaxy. «Sci-News.com, Dec 13»
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"Extreme Physics" Detected in Binary Neutron-Star System
Circinus X-1 is an X-ray binary (or two-star system) where one of the companion stars is a high-density, compact neutron star (a neutron star is an extremely ... «The Daily Galaxy, May 13»
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Bizzare Binary Neutron Stars With Gravity 300 Billion Times Earth …
An exotic pair of binary stars have proved that Albert Einstein's theory of relativity ... The variability suggests these are X-ray binary systems where a black hole or ... «The Daily Galaxy, Apr 13»
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« EDUCALINGO. X-Ray binary [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/x-ray-binary>. Feb 2019 ».
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