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View synonyms for carbon-date

carbon-date

[ kahr-buhn-deyt ]

verb (used with object)

, car·bon-dat·ed, car·bon-dat·ing.
  1. to estimate the age of (an object of plant or animal origin) by radiocarbon dating.


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Origin of carbon-date1

First recorded in 1965–70

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