Absolute time

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  1. Geologic time measured in years. Compare with relative time.
    Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
  2. Geologic time measured in terms of years by radioactive decay of elements. CF: relative time
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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