radioactive waste(redirected from Radioactive pollutants)
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(Nuclear Physics) any waste material containing radionuclides. Also called: nuclear waste
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|Noun||1.||radioactive waste - useless radioactive materials that are left after some laboratory or commercial process is completed|
high-level radioactive waste - radioactive waste that left in a nuclear reactor after the nuclear fuel has been consumed
low-level radioactive waste - (medicine) radioactive waste consisting of objects that have been briefly exposed to radioactivity (as in certain medical tests)
radioactive material - material that is radioactive