isotopic isotopic  /ˌaɪ sə ˈtɑ pɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or having the relation of an isotope

Usage(s):

  1. Patina's isotopic value would represent an average figure, not just the low winter results.
  2. What isotopic inspection does best is provide a clear picture of the rotor blades deepest inside the engine.

News

  • Researchers Expect Mercury Levels In Pacific Fish To Increase

    redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of toxic mercury found in Pacific Ocean fish is expected to increase over the next several decades, claims new research appearing in the August 25 edition of the journal Nature Geoscience . Using recently-developed isotopic measurement techniques, researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Hawaii reported that ...
    on August 26, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. Francisco del Amor, who conducted the study, said that "isotopic discrimination has demonstrated that we can successfully identify fraud if synthetic N fertilizers are used in the organic production of sweet peppers; however, further studies...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Francisco Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "However, thanks to Stardust, the analysis of coma particles on Earth will provide the whole scientific community with an unprecedented close-up view. For instance, the analysis of the 'isotopic ratio' of the elements in the dust grains (finding the...
    on Jan 12, 2006 By: Gerhard Schwehm Source: European Space Agency

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