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ra•di•o•ac•tiv•i•ty



Pronunciation: (rā"dē-ō-ak-tiv'i-tē), [key]
n. Physics, Chem.
the phenomenon, exhibited by and being a property of certain elements, of spontaneously emitting radiation resulting from changes in the nuclei of atoms of the element. Also called activity.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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