What does radioactive mean?

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"


  1. radioactive(a.)

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

  2. Origin: [Radio- + active.]


  1. radioactive(Adjective)

    Exhibiting radioactivity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radioactive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radioactive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Valliere:

    It's politically radioactive to support free trade right now.

  2. Kevin Kamps:

    It is shocking just how little radioactive material can do so much damage.

  3. Olli Heinonen:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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