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radioactivate Line breaks: radio|acti¦vate
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪəʊˈaktɪveɪt/

Definition of radioactivate in English:


[with object]
Convert (a substance, molecule, etc.) into a radioactive form.
Example sentences
  • Certain elements in the sample are radioactivated.
  • Can new energy sources be found without poisoning or radioactivating us and countless future generations?
  • The terrific explosion sent reddish-blue or dark-brown flames shooting out against the ground at an astonishing velocity, radioactivating some forty percent of the city area.

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