radiocarbon

radiocarbon
n. a radioactive isotope of carbon.
Phrases and idioms:
radiocarbon dating = carbon dating.

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  • radiocarbon — RADIOCARBÓN s.n. Denumire obişnuită pentru izotopul carbon 14, folosit în cercetări biologice, chimice şi arheologice. [< fr. radiocarbone]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  RADIOCARBÓN s. n. izotopul carbon 14 folosit în… …   Dicționar Român

  • radiocarbon — ► NOUN ▪ a radioactive isotope of carbon, especially carbon 14 used in carbon dating …   English terms dictionary

  • radiocarbon — ☆ radiocarbon [rā΄dē ōkär′bən ] n. carbon 14: see CARBON …   English World dictionary

  • Radiocarbon — Die Radiokohlenstoffdatierung, auch 14C Datierung, C14 Datierung, C14 Methode oder Radiocarbonmethode (engl. „carbon“: Kohlenstoff), ist ein Verfahren zur radiometrischen Datierung von kohlenstoffhaltigen, insbesondere organischen Materialien.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • radiocarbon — [[t]re͟ɪdioʊkɑ͟ː(r)bən[/t]] also radio carbon N UNCOUNT: usu N n Radiocarbon is a type of carbon which is radioactive, and which therefore breaks up slowly at a regular rate. Its presence in an object can be measured in order to find out how old… …   English dictionary

  • radiocarbon —   n. radioisotope of carbon, especially carbon 14.    ♦ radiocarbon dating, estimation of age of organic matter by measuring carbon 14 content …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • radiocarbon — radioanglis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. radioactive carbon; radiocarbon vok. radioaktiver Kohlenstoff, m; Radiokohlenstoff, m rus. радиоактивный углерод, m; радиоуглерод, m pranc. carbone radioactif, m; radiocarbone, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Radiocarbon dating — (sometimes simply known as carbon dating) is a radiometric dating method that uses the naturally occurring radioisotope carbon 14 (14C) to estimate the age of carbon bearing materials up to about 58,000 to 62,000 years.[1] Raw, i.e. uncalibrated …   Wikipedia

  • Radiocarbon 14 dating of the Turin Shroud — Radiocarbon dating of the Turin Shroud was the most famous scientific study performed on the artifact. The radiocarbon dating was carried out in 1988 and dated the cloth is to between 1260 and 1390 C.E., compatible with the first recorded mention …   Wikipedia

  • radiocarbon dating — n. CARBON DATING …   English World dictionary

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