Examples of radioactive in a Sentence
Uranium and plutonium are radioactive.
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Sticking around in Cleveland also has revived his stock, which was radioactive in January.
Among Democrats, the president’s remarks were essentially radioactive.
If the practice runs go well, Aaltonen expects to start filling the tunnels with radioactive waste by 2024.
Trump is still radioactive among the Democrats' base, but polls suggest striking deals with him is a popular strategy.
If scientists who scrutinize each other’s work are painted as bullies (or worse, sexist bullies), scientific criticism will become radioactive—no scientist in her right mind will go anywhere near it.
The repository, named the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, began accepting shipments of radioactive waste from defense sites and national laboratories earlier this year after being closed for nearly three years.
A day later, a Chinese nuclear scientist warned that future tests at the facility could blow the top off the mountain and leak radioactive waste, the SCMP reported.
Eventually, the deepest wells tapped a level were radium, a natural radioactive element present in a deep aquifer locally, was more prevalent, according to historical records.
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Origin and Etymology of radioactive
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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