noun. any method of dating material based on the decay of its constituent radioactive atoms, such as potassium-argon dating or rubidium-strontium datingAlso called: radioactive dating.
What is another way to say radiometric dating?
What is another word for radiometric dating?radiocarbon datingdatingthermoluminescencecarbon-15 datingcarbon datinghalf-life datingdendrochronologyradioactive carbon datingcarbon-14 dating
What is the term of radiometric?
1 : relating to, using, or measured by a radiometer. 2 : of or relating to the measurement of geologic time by means of the rate of disintegration of radioactive elements.
What is half-life used for?
Half-life (symbol t1⁄2) is the time required for a quantity to reduce to half of its initial value. The term is commonly used in nuclear physics to describe how quickly unstable atoms undergo radioactive decay or how long stable atoms survive.