Translation of half-life in Spanish:

half-life

vida media, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhæf ˌlaɪf///

noun

  • 1

    vida media feminine
    • Tritium is radioactive, with a half-life of 12.26 years.
    • The FDA recommends keeping a fourteen-day supply on hand; radioactive iodine has a half-life of eight days.
    • Radioactive depleted uranium has a half-life of 4500 million years.
    • The small, lead-shielded canisters contain pellets or a fine powder of caesium 137, which emits powerful gamma radiation with a half-life of 30 years.
    • In addition, the plants would produce 7,313 tonnes of highly radioactive waste with a half-life of 24,000 years.