radiocarbon


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ra·di·o·car·bon

 (rā′dē-ō-kär′bən)
n.
A radioactive isotope of carbon, especially carbon-14.

radiocarbon

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbən)
n
(Nuclear Physics) a radioactive isotope of carbon, esp carbon-14. See carbon1

ra•di•o•car•bon

(ˌreɪ di oʊˈkɑr bən)

n.
1. Also called carbon 14. a radioactive isotope of carbon with mass number 14 and a half-life of about 5730 years: widely used in the dating of organic materials.
2. any radioactive isotope of carbon.
[1935–40]

ra·di·o·car·bon

(rā′dē-ō-kär′bən)
A radioactive isotope of carbon, especially carbon 14.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radiocarbon - a radioactive isotope of carbon
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
Translations

radiocarbon

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbən]
A. Nradiocarbono m
B. CPD radiocarbon analysis Nanálisis m inv por radiocarbono
radiocarbon dating Ndatación f por radiocarbono
radiocarbon test Ntest m por radiocarbono

radiocarbon

radio carbon [ˌreɪdiəʊˈkɑːrbən] ncarbone m 14radiocarbon dating ndatation f au carbone 14radio cassette n (British)radiocassette mradio cassette recorder n (British)radiocassette mradio-controlled [ˌreɪdiəʊkənˈtrəʊld] adjradiocommandé(e)radio engineer ningénieur m radio invradio frequency nradiofréquence f

radiocarbon

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbn] nradiocarbonio

ra·di·o·car·bon

n. carbono radiactivo.
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Investigators used stable carbon and nitrogen in conjunction with radiocarbon (14C) and found very old carbon to be the dominant carbon source to all levels of the food chain including fish which returned ages of up to 11,000 years old.
The radiocarbon dating report on the Mannar mass grave was handed over to the Mannar court today.
The study published in Nature Communications used Radiocarbon dating and DNA analysis and revealed that the only Pleistocene hominin fossil discovered in Mongolia, initially called Mongolanthropus, is in reality a modern human who lived approximately 34 - 35 thousand years ago.
Thereby radiocarbon chronology of Lyalovo culture materials of the Volga--Oka interfluve appears completely reliable.
The archaeological research used radiocarbon dating to examine human societies on a long-term scale.
A group of scientists has developed a new dating approach to determine the age of ancient skeletons - a method that uses the DNA of the subject and is just as accurate as the conventional radiocarbon dating.
[UKPRwire, Sun May 20 2018] ISO 17025-accredited radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic wants to assist young researchers around the world by giving them the chance to win one of five vouchers for standard AMS dates worth US$595.
In the past the only way to date landslides in a given area was through the time-consuming and expensive process of radiocarbon dating rocks from a debris field.
Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of 28 of the animals, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old.
Summary: He told Khaleej Times that the radiocarbon analysis of the two leaves of the Holy Quran copy indicates that it could date back to the time of Syedna Abu Bakr.
Radiocarbon dating carried out in July concluded that the manuscript may be at least 1,370 years old, meaning that it was written--at the latest--13 years after the death of the prophet Muhammad.
Now another association between solar activity and tree rings is suggested in Science by Minze Stuiver of Yale University's Radiocarbon Laboratory....