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Radioactive   /rˌeɪdioʊˈæktɪv/   Listen

Exhibiting or caused by radioactivity.  "Radioactive decay" , "Radioactive fallout"

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"Radioactive" Quotes from Famous Books

... system now exists in the United States, and is being enlarged and improved constantly. The heart of this system is fallout shelter to protect people from the radioactive fallout that would result from a nuclear attack. The system also includes warning and communications networks, preparations to measure fallout radiation, control centers to direct lifesaving and recovery operations, emergency broadcasting stations, ...
— In Time Of Emergency - A Citizen's Handbook On Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters (1968) • Department of Defense

... Maybe it would work the other way. Maybe because they have had virtually no radioactive exposure and don't have any R's stored up, they could ...
— The Planet with No Nightmare • Jim Harmon

... compete with our Earth motor. There is very little radiactum available on Mars, and our government will not allow our own supply to be exported. What do you suppose that company on Mars would pay for a few tons of richly radioactive radiactum such as Grantline may have found on ...
— Brigands of the Moon • Ray Cummings

Words linked to "Radioactive" :   radioactivity, nonradioactive, hot

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