[kahr-buh n-deyt]

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.

Nearby words

  1. carbon tissue,
  2. carbon trading,
  3. carbon value,
  4. carbon well,
  5. carbon-14 dating,
  6. carbon-nitrogen cycle,
  7. carbonaceous,
  8. carbonade,
  9. carbonado,
  10. carbonara

Origin of carbon-date

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019