geochronometry

geochronometric /jee'oh kron'euh me"trik/, adj.
/jee'oh kreuh nom"i tree/, n.
the determination of the absolute age of earth materials, as by radiometric dating.
[1920-25; GEO- + CHRONOMETRY]

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