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carbon-date

car·bon-date

carbon-date

 
pronunciation:
kar bn deIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: carbon-dated, carbon-dates, carbon-dating
definition: to determine the approximate age of (materials containing carbon, such as fossils) according to the residue of carbon 14 that is present.