[ rey-dee-oh-kahr-buh n ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈkɑr bən /
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Origin of radiocarbon
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/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbən) /
a radioactive isotope of carbon, esp carbon-14See carbon (def. 1)
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[ rā′dē-ō-kär′bən ]
A radioactive isotope of carbon, especially carbon 14. Other radiocarbons include carbon 10, carbon 11, carbon 15, and carbon 16.
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