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radiometric

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adjective ra·dio·met·ric \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈme-trik\

Definition of radiometric

  1. 1 :  relating to, using, or measured by a radiometer

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the measurement of geologic time by means of the rate of disintegration of radioactive elements

ra·dio·met·ri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of radiometric

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

radiometric

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adjective ra·dio·met·ric \ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈme-trik\

Medical Definition of radiometric

  1. :  relating to, using, or measured by a radiometer

  2. ra·dio·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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