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radiogenic

Line breaks: radio|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk
 
, -ˈdʒiːn-/

Definition of radiogenic in English:

adjective

1Produced by radioactivity: a radiogenic isotope
More example sentences
  • Although oxygen data might conceivably be affected in this way, radiogenic isotopes should not and for these there is no strong correlation with any major element parameter.
  • Over time these original ratios will become modified as more and more of the parent isotope turns into the radiogenic daughter isotope.
  • It is nevertheless significant that at most only 15-20% of Uranus' internal energy is estimated to be from radiogenic heating.
2Well suited in style or subject for broadcasting by radio: a radiogenic series

Derivatives

radiogenically

1
adverb

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