Carbon-dating meaning

The definition of carbon dating is measuring how much radioactive carbon is present in carbon-based remains to make an informed guess about their age.

An example of carbon dating is what scientists use to make an informed guess about the age of dinosaur bones.

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A method of establishing the approximate age of carbonaceous materials, such as fossil remains or archaeological specimens, by measuring the amount of radioactive carbon-14 remaining in them.
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Radiocarbon dating.
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Present participle of carbon-date.
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