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ra·di·o·car·bon

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

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbən)
n
(Nuclear Physics) a radioactive isotope of carbon, esp carbon-14. See carbon1
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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]
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ra·di·o·car·bon

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

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbn] nradiocarbonio
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ra·di·o·car·bon

n. carbono radiactivo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Carbon dating specialists are working toward constructing a precise time line back to the 60,O00-year barrier, long considered radiocarbons outer limit.
In the May 30, 1947 Science, Willard Libby first reported finding trace amounts of radiocarbon (carbon-14) in the methane collected in the sewers that wasn't evident in older petroleum deposits.
Libby proved that minuscule amounts of radiocarbon, formed from cosmic rays in the upper atmosphere, turn up in plants as they absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis.