fission-track dating

noun

the dating of samples of minerals by comparing the tracks in them by fission fragments of the uranium nuclei they contain, before and after irradiation by neutrons

Nearby words

  1. fission product,
  2. fission reactor,
  3. fission track,
  4. fission, nuclear,
  5. fission-fusion bomb,
  6. fissionable,
  7. fissipalmate,
  8. fissiparity,
  9. fissiparous,
  10. fissiped

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