Examples of radioactive in a Sentence
Uranium and plutonium are radioactive.
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If the practice runs go well, Aaltonen expects to start filling the tunnels with radioactive waste by 2024.
Sticking around in Cleveland also has revived his stock, which was radioactive in January.
Among Democrats, the president’s remarks were essentially radioactive.
For TRAPPIST-1c, the third planet out from the star, induction heating reaches more than 60 percent of the heat released in the planet by radioactive decay.
In one week, the Weinstein scandal converted a benign scultpure into a radioactive symbol.
While the impact of previous tests hasn’t been fully understood, damage from radioactive fallout could be serious.
Atmospheric testing presents significantly higher dangers than underground testing, both from the initial blast and the spread of radioactive fallout.
The test could also have damaging and long-lasting effects on humans and other wildlife if the radioactive fallout reaches land.
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Origin and Etymology of radioactive
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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