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Definition of "millicurie" [millicurie]

  • A unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a curie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "millicurie" in a sentence
  • "I also built a transistorized Geiger counter to perform experiments with a radioactive sample of 0.1 millicurie of Mesothorium which"
  • "UNIDENTIFIED MALE: A millicurie or tow would be a serious amount, and that would be 10,000 times a tenth of a microcurie on there."
  • "Dose Calculation:  No. of milligrams or millicurie in implant  Location of each source with respect to dose calculation point  Type of isotope being used  Filtration of the encapsulation"
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