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  • n. See radiocarbon dating.

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  • n. Radiocarbon dating.

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  • n. a chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14; believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years


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  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary:


    Date: 1951

    : the determination of the age of old material (as an archaeological or paleontological specimen) by means of the content of carbon

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