Associations to the word «Radioactive»

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RADIOACTIVE, adjective. Exhibiting radioactivity.
RADIOACTIVE DATING, noun. (uncountable) A method of determining the age of objects or material using the decay rates of radioactive components such as potassium-argon.
RADIOACTIVE DATING, noun. (countable) An instance of so doing.
RADIOACTIVE DATINGS, noun. Plural of radioactive dating
RADIOACTIVE DECAY, noun. (physics) Any of several processes by which unstable nuclei emit subatomic particles and/or ionizing radiation and disintegrate into one or more smaller nuclei.
RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT, noun. Material settling from a radioactive plume, and its subsequent surface deposition
RADIOACTIVE FALLOUTS, noun. Plural of radioactive fallout
RADIOACTIVE TRACER, noun. (physics) (chemistry) (medicine) A radioactive isotope which, when injected into a chemically similar substance, or artificially attached to a biological or physical system, can be traced by radiation detection devices.
RADIOACTIVE WASTE, noun. Waste containing radioactive chemical elements

Dictionary definition

RADIOACTIVE, adjective. Exhibiting or caused by radioactivity; "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout".

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