**Entry**: Roentgens (n.)

**In context**: "..the EndStat calculation that every thousand

**Roentgens**of straight X and gamma produces 6.36 deaths per hundred POP and for the other other 93.64 means reduced lifespans of

(Total R - 100)(0.636(Total R - 100)^2)

**Definition**: 2. Usu. with lower-case initial. A unit of exposure to X or gamma radiation, now defined as equal to the quantity of radiation that gives rise to ions carrying a total positive or negative charge of 2·58 × 10−4 coulomb per kg of air under standard conditions. Formerly also roentgen unit. Symbol R or r.

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**SNOOT score**: 1

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**Source**: Oxford English Dictionary

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