radioactive paint

radioactive paint

[¦rād·ē·ō′ak·tiv ′pānt]
(materials)
A luminous paint that gives off light without being activated.
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In her search, she uncovers a century-old romance and the haunting true story of the Radium Girls, young women who used radioactive paint to make the world's first glow-in-the-dark products--and ultimately became lethally radioactive themselves.
A RADIOACTIVE paint could cure up to 3,000 people with skin cancer every year.
Workers in hazmat suits vacuum a warehouse complex that once held vintage aircraft gauges painted with radioactive paint so they would glow in the dark.
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