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X is the 24th letter of the Latin alphabet.

X may also refer to:

Contents

Art, entertainment, and mediaEdit

Fictional entitiesEdit

FilmEdit

Video gamesEdit

LiteratureEdit

  • X (book), subtitled Writings ’79–’82, a book by avant garde composer John Cage
  • X (magazine), a quarterly review of literature and the arts
  • X (manga), a 1992 Japanese manga, anime film, and anime television series
  • X (novel), the twenty-fourth novel in Sue Grafton's "Alphabet mystery" series, published in 2015
  • X: A Fabulous Child's Story, a 1972 short story and 1978 picture book by Lois Gould
  • "Study No. X", a poem by Pierre Coupey
  • X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation, a 2017 play by Marcus Gardley

MusicEdit

PerformersEdit

AlbumsEdit

OperasEdit

SongsEdit

RadioEdit

StationsEdit

  • 99X (Atlanta), a modern rock radio station in Atlanta, Georgia now heard only on HD
  • KHTI, formerly KCXX, known as "The 'X' at 103.9 FM", a rock n' roll radio station in the Inland Empire, Southern California
  • KTHX-FM, also known as "The 'X' at 100.1 FM", a rock n' roll radio station in Reno, Nevada
  • KXXR, also known as "93X", an active rock radio station in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • WBSX, also known as 97.9X in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazelton, Pennsylvania
  • WNFZ, also known as "94.3 the X", a modern rock radio station in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • WQXA, also known as 105.7 "The 'X'", a modern rock radio station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • WSUN (FM), also known as "97X", a modern rock radio station in Tampa, Florida
  • WXDX-FM, also known as "The 'X' at 105.9", a modern rock radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • WXLP, also known as "97X," a classic hits station in the Quad Cities, Iowa-Illinois, licensed to Moline, Illinois
  • WXLV (FM), former call sign brandeds as "90.3 "The X"", a college radio station in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • WROX-FM, also known as "96X," a modern rock radio station in Norfolk, Virginia
  • WZDA, formerly known as "103.9 The 'X'", a modern rock radio station in Dayton, Ohio
  • XETRA-FM, also known as "91X", a modern rock radio station in San Diego, California
  • XFM is a commercial radio station in London and Manchester, UK, owned by Global Radio

Roller coastersEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • Kamen Rider X, a Japanese television series and part of the Kamen Rider franchise
  • The X (TV series), a Canadian children's television program produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • The X's, an American animated television series
  • WXSP-CD, a Class-A television station in Grand Rapids, Michigan branded as "The X"
  • X'ed, to be the victim of a hidden camera prank on The Jamie Kennedy Experiment
  • X, the production code for the 1966 Doctor Who serial The Ark

Businesses and organizationsEdit

CompaniesEdit

SchoolsEdit

Other organizationsEdit

  • X (demo party), a Dutch demoscene party which started in 1995
  • Organization X, a pro-royalist and anti-communist guerrilla group, active during the Axis occupation of Greece and the Greek Civil War

LanguageEdit

PeopleEdit

In arts and entertainmentEdit

  • Director X (born 1975), Canadian music video director also known as X and Little X
  • Princess X (musician), former stage name of musician Liza Fox
  • XXXTentacion (1998–2018), American rapper commonly referred to as "X"
  • Shaun Ryder (born 1962), English musician and singer–songwriter, sometimes uses the pseudonym X (born 1962)
  • Terminator X (born 1966), the stage name for American DJ Norman Roberts who worked with Public Enemy
  • X, ring name of wrestler Carl Ouellet (born 1967)

Other peopleEdit

  • Clarence 13X (1928–1969), founder of the 5 Percent Nation
  • Clyde X (1931–2009), Nation of Islam official
  • Khoisan X (1955–2010), political activist
  • Laura X (born 1940), feminist historian
  • Malcolm X (1925–1965), civil rights activist
  • Michael X (1933–1975), activist and criminal
  • X, the girl in the X Case, a landmark court case about abortion in Ireland
  • X, the pseudonym under which the "X Article", formally titled "The Sources of Soviet Conduct", was published in Foreign Affairs magazine
  • X, surname often assumed by members of the Nation of Islam

Science, technology, and mathematicsEdit

AstronomyEdit

BiologyEdit

  • × (or x), in binomial nomenclature as part of a hybrid name in botany
  • X chromosome, one of the two sex-determining chromosomes in many animal species, including mammals

ChemistryEdit

ComputingEdit

MathematicsEdit

PhysicsEdit

  • X (charge), a conserved quantum number in particle physics
  • Extension (x), the change in length of wire when force is applied to a it under Hooke's law
  • Magnification (×), in optics
  • Electrical reactance (X), the imaginary part of electrical impedance
  • X band, part of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum
  • X radiation, made up of X-rays (Roentgen radiation)
  • X unit (X), in physics
  • X-wave, a type of waveform

TechnologyEdit

  • iPhone X, a smartphone by Apple Inc.
  • XSharp, (X#) an open-source .Net computer programming language

Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit