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radiocarbon dating Syllabification: ra·di·o·car·bon dat·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈˌrādēōˈkärbən dādiNG/

Definition of radiocarbon dating in English:


Another term for carbon dating.
Example sentences
  • Because radiocarbon dating is destructive, the plant remains to be dated were first submitted to David Asch for taxonomic identification.
  • These hypotheses are tested with a combination of radiocarbon dating and thermoluminescence dating.
  • The date was provided by statistical analysis of the results of a combination of dendrochronology and radiocarbon dating.
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