Definition of Carbon Dating. Carbon dating, or radiocarbon dating, is a method used to date materials that once exchanged carbon dioxide with the atmosphere.
Noun, 1. geological dating - use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens. Synonyms: dating. Related Words. carbon dating, carbon-14
The determination of the age or date of organic matter from the relative proportions of the carbon isotopes carbon-12 and carbon-14 that it contains. The ratio
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