activation analysis

ac·ti·vate a·nal·y·sis
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-tuh-veyt uh-nal-uh-sis]
    • /ˈæk təˌveɪt əˈnæl ə sɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-tuh-veyt uh-nal-uh-sis]
    • /ˈæk təˌveɪt əˈnæl ə sɪs/

Definitions of activation analysis words

  • noun activation analysis a method for the qualitative and quantitative determination of trace amounts of various elements by measuring the characteristic radioactive decay induced by neutron bombardment. 1
  • noun activation analysis (chemistry) Any of several similar techniques in which a subatomic particle or gamma ray is captured by a nuclide to form a second stable nuclide which is then measured. 0

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Origin of activation analysis

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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activation analysis popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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