Definition Carbon dating

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Definition

carbon dating: a technique for finding the age of organic materials, such as wood, based on their content of radioactive carbon
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Carbon dating is a method of measuring the age of organic matter by analyzing its carbon content.

Examples

  • "And carbon dating gives us a precise idea of when these beasts did actually exist."

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