verb (used with object), car·bon-dat·ed, car·bon-dat·ing.
to estimate the age of (an object of plant or animal origin) by radiocarbon dating.
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- carbon tissue,
- carbon trading,
- carbon value,
- carbon well,
- carbon-14 dating,
- carbon-nitrogen cycle,
Origin of carbon-date
First recorded in 1965–70
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