carbon dating

carbon dating


Origin:
1950–55

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carbon-date

[kahr-buhn-deyt]
verb (used with object), carbon-dated, carbon-dating.
to estimate the age of (an object of plant or animal origin) by radiocarbon dating.

Origin:
1965–70

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carbon dating
 
n
short for radiocarbon dating

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carbon dating  
See radiocarbon dating.
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