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by Jonathan Law(radioactive dating) See DATING TECHNIQUES; RADIOACTIVE AGE. (radioactive nuclide) A *nuclide that is radioactive. Smith Radioactive dating See Carbon-14 dating; Dating of groundwater; Radiocarbon dating of groundwater; Tritium in groundwater; Tracer. Radioactive tracer A radioactive isotope used to track or monitor ...Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source (rā'dē-ō-mět'rĭk) A method for determining the age of an object based on the concentration of a particular radioactive isotope contained within it.For inorganic materials, such as rocks containing the radioactive isotope rubidium, the amount of the isotope in the object is compared to the amount of the isotope's decay products (in this case strontium).Radiocarbon dating is one such type of radiometric dating.A process for determining the age of an object by measuring the amount of a given radioactive material it contains.