Question: What do you mean by radiocarbon dating?

Carbon-14 dating, also called radiocarbon dating, method of age determination that depends upon the decay to nitrogen of radiocarbon (carbon-14). Because carbon-14 decays at this constant rate, an estimate of the date at which an organism died can be made by measuring the amount of its residual radiocarbon.

What meant by carbon dating?

: the determination of the age of old material (such as an archaeological or paleontological specimen) by means of the content of carbon 14.

What radiocarbon mean?

Medical Definition of radiocarbon : radioactive carbon especially : carbon 14.

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