cobalt 60 definition

  • noun:
    • A radioactive isotope of cobalt with mass quantity 60 and remarkably intense gamma-ray task, found in radiotherapy, metallurgy, and materials screening.
    • a radioactive isotope of cobalt with mass number 60; a source of extremely intense gamma rays; used in radiation therapy

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