Specific activity



specific activity n.
Radioactivity per unit mass of a stated element or compound.

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    adjective 1. having a special application, bearing, or reference; specifying, explicit, or definite: to state one’s specific purpose. 2. specified, precise, or particular: a specific sum of money. 3. peculiar or proper to somebody or something, as qualities, characteristics, effects, etc.: His specific problems got him into trouble. 4. of a special or particular kind. […]

  • Specification

    [spes-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌspɛs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of specifying. 2. Usually, specifications. a detailed description or assessment of requirements, dimensions, materials, etc., as of a proposed building, machine, bridge, etc. 3. a particular item, aspect, calculation, etc., in such a description. 4. something specified, as in a bill of particulars; a specified […]



  • Specific-charge

    noun, Physics. 1. the ratio of the charge on a particle to the mass of the particle. specific charge noun 1. (physics) the charge-to-mass ratio of an elementary particle

  • Specific-conductance

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