## radiocarbon

[-kär**′**bən]

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noun

carbon-14

## radiocarbon

noun

A radioactive isotope of carbon, especially carbon-14.

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- The user must subtract the reservoir deficiency R from the sample
**radiocarbon**age in this case. - These separate analyzes were all dated by the
**radiocarbon**( 14C ) method, supported by the Natural Environment Research Council. - They claim that their ' high-precision
**radiocarbon**dating is liberating us from chronological assumptions based on Biblical research ' ( Levy et al. - Unstable isotopes decay to form a different element, and are fundamental to several radiometric dating techniques including
**radiocarbon**, potassium-argon and uranium series. - Using the latest
**radiocarbon**dating techniques, they have proved that the country's most famous monument is 5,000 years old.