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See radiocarbon dating.
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(Archaeology) another name for radiocarbon dating
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determination of the age of objects of organic origin by measurement of their radiocarbon content.
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|Noun||1.||carbon-14 dating - a chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14; believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years|
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