Definitions for radioactiveˌreɪ di oʊˈæk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radioactive(adj)

    exhibiting or caused by radioactivity

    "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout"

GCIDE

  1. radioactive(a.)

    (Physics) of, exhibiting, or caused by radioactivity.

  2. Origin: [Radio- + active.]

Wiktionary

  1. radioactive(Adjective)

    Exhibiting radioactivity.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Olli Heinonen:

    You can repaint, and pour concrete, to hide radioactive residue or simulate the tests with non-nuclear material.

  2. Maria Moldes:

    I use the word' radioactive' to give it an air of science fiction, it adds a surreal, ironic tone to the reality I am observing.

  3. Ion Bodrug:

    After a preliminary examination we realized we were talking about Uranium-238, an extremely dangerous radioactive substance used to make 'dirty' nuclear bombs.

  4. Cathy Schulman:

    We aren't seeing a real change yet for movies by and for adult women, but we are seeing special movies that are making such an enormous impact that I think is going to be radioactive.

  5. John Caulfield:

    As an Interests Section, we were kind of radioactive for Cubans, this is a signal to Cuba and all Cubans that even if we don't have a normal relationship, we have a formal relationship.

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