Definition of "carbon dating" [carbon dating]

  • See radiocarbon dating. (noun)

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Use "carbon dating" in a sentence
  • "The carbon dating of the Shroud of Turin in 1988, which had established that it was a fake—and which in turn led to our interest in it—had used, as a control sample, material from a thirteenth-century cope belonging to ‘Saint’ Louis IX that is kept in St Maximin’s basilica."
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