x-ray vision

This page is about the collocation x-ray vision

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

the ability to see into or through objects made of non-transparent materials

For example

  • One of Superman's amazing powers is x-ray vision.

  • No-one really has x-ray vision, but x-ray machines can take x-ray images.

Note:
A similar collocation is "x-ray eyes"

Quick Quiz

A superhero with x-ray vision can

a. see inside people

b. see people in the dark

c. see people who are far away

Contributor: Matt Errey