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ra·di·o·ac·tive

 (rā′dē-ō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, exhibiting, or caused by radioactivity.
2. Informal Extremely sensitive or controversial: "Perhaps race is now too radioactive a topic, in an era of political correctness" (David Nyhan).

ra′di·o·ac′tive·ly adv.

radioactive

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
(Nuclear Physics) exhibiting, using, or concerned with radioactivity
ˌradioˈactively adv

ra•di•o•ac•tive

(ˌreɪ di oʊˈæk tɪv)

adj.
of, pertaining to, exhibiting, or caused by radioactivity.
[1895–1900]
ra`di•o•ac′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.radioactive - exhibiting or caused by radioactivity; "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout"
nonradioactive - not radioactive
Translations
إشْعاعيمُشِعمُشِعّ
radioaktivní
radioaktiv
radioaktiivinen
radioaktivan
radioaktív
geislavirkur
放射性のある
방사성의
radioaktyvumasradioaktyvus
rádioaktívny
radioaktiv
เกี่ยวกับกัมมันตภาพรังสี
phát ra tia phóng xạ

radioactive

[ˈreɪdɪəʊˈæktɪv]
B. CPD radioactive waste Nresiduos mpl radiactivos

radioactive

[ˌreɪdiəʊˈæktɪv] adjradioactif/ive

radioactive

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈæktɪv] adjradioattivo/a

radioactive

(reidiəuˈӕktiv) adjective
1. (of some substances, eg uranium) giving off rays which can be dangerous, but which can also be used in eg medicine. radioactive metals.
2. containing radioactive substances. radioactive waste/dust.
ˌradioacˈtivity noun

radioactive

مُشِعّ radioaktivní radioaktiv radioaktiv ραδιενεργός radiactivo radioaktiivinen radioactif radioaktivan radioattivo 放射性のある 방사성의 radioactief radioaktiv radioaktywny radioativo радиоактивный radioaktiv เกี่ยวกับกัมมันตภาพรังสี radyoaktif phát ra tia phóng xạ 放射性的

ra·di·o·ac·tive

a. radiactivo-a, rel. a la radiactividad o que la posee.

radioactive

adj radiactivo
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