induced radioactivity

/ɪnˌdjust ˌreɪdioʊækˈtɪvəti/ (say in.dyoohst .raydeeohak'tivuhtee)

noun
radioactivity which has been induced in stable elements by bombarding them with high-energy particles (e.g. neutrons).
Also, artificial radioactivity.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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