[ rey-dee-oh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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Physics. produced by radioactive decay: radiogenic lead; radiogenic heat.
having qualities or characteristics that broadcast well; suitable for presentation on the radio.
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How to use radiogenic in a sentence
His fireside chats brought his reassuring “radiogenic” voice to millions of Americans still suffering from the Great Depression.When Mars Attacked 75 Years Ago—And Everyone Believed It|Marc Wortman|October 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for radiogenic
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /
produced or caused by radioactive decaya radiogenic element; radiogenic heat
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Scientific definitions for radiogenic
[ rā′dē-ō-jĕn′ĭk ]
Being a stable element that is product of radioactive decay. For example, carbon 12 is often radiogenic, having been produced by radioactive decay of carbon 14.
Relating to the relation between radiogenic and radioactive elements, especially as a means of determining the age of objects, as in radiometric dating.
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