Definition of isotopic in English:

isotopic

adjective

Chemistry
  • See isotope

    • ‘This points to a minor influence of diagenetic carbonate on the isotopic signal.’
    • ‘Radiocarbon dating relies on the fact that carbon exists naturally in several isotopic forms.’
    • ‘Ecologists see these isotopic ratios of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen as signatures.’
    • ‘Based on changes in isotopic composition, individual amino acids could be roughly divided into three groups.’
    • ‘During subsequent logging, samples of core were selected for sectioning and for geochemical, mineralogical and isotopic analysis.’

Pronunciation

isotopic

/ʌɪsəˈtɒpɪk/