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carbon dating

Origin
1950-1955
1950-55

carbon-date

[kahr-buh n-deyt] /ˈkɑr bənˌdeɪt/
verb (used with object), carbon-dated, carbon-dating.
1.
to estimate the age of (an object of plant or animal origin) by radiocarbon dating.
Origin
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for carbon dating

carbon dating

noun
1.
short for radiocarbon dating
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carbon dating in Science
carbon dating  
See radiocarbon dating.
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