radiometric (adj.) 1877, from radio-, here indicating "RADIANT (Cf. radiant) energy," + -metric (see -METRY (Cf. -metry)). Radiometric dating attested from 1906.

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  • radiometric — adj. of or relating to the measurement of radioactivity. Phrases and idioms: radiometric dating a method of dating geological specimens by determining the relative proportions of the isotopes of a radioactive element present in a sample …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radiometric — Radiometry Ra di*om e*try (r[=a] d[i^]*[o^]m [ e]*tr[y^]), n. (Physics) The use of the radiometer, or the measurement of radiation. {Ra di*o*met ric} (r[=a] d[i^]*[ o]*m[e^]t r[i^]k), a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • radiometric — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 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 •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • radiometric — See radiometer. * * * …   Universalium

  • radiometric — adjective Referring to the science of radiometry …   Wiktionary

  • radiometric — ra·dio·met·ric .rād ē ō me trik adj relating to, using, or measured by a radiometer ra·dio·met·ri·cal·ly tri k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • radiomètric — ra|di|o|mè|tric Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • radiometric — adj. through use of a radiometer, by an instrument that measures the strength of radiant energy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • radiometric — adjective Physics relating to the measurement of radioactivity. Derivatives radiometrically adverb …   English new terms dictionary