neutron activation analysis
noun Date: 1951 an analytical method used to determine the chemical elements comprising a material by bombarding it with neutrons to produce radioactive atoms whose emissions are indicative of the elements present — called also neutron activation

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  • neutron activation analysis. — See activation analysis …   Useful english dictionary

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  • neutron activation — noun see neutron activation analysis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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