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decay product

Etymology: L, de + cadere, to fall, producere, to produce
a stable or radioactive nuclide formed by the disintegration of a radionuclide, either directly or as a result of successive transformation in a radioactive series. Also called daughter product.

decay product

An isotope formed during the decay of a radioactive material. Synonym: daughter product
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Different elements have different chemical behaviours during the formation of these first solids, and the fact that the daughter elements correlate with the parent elements means that those daughters had to be derived from the decay of unstable parent elements after those solids were crystallized.
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A number of the individual benefits have gone up, the child element by pounds 255, the couple or lone parent element by pounds 60 and the disabled worker element by pounds 80.
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The Treasury announced in its autumn statement: "The Government will not go ahead with the planned pounds 110 above inflation increase to the child element of the Child Tax Credit and will not up-rate the couple and lone parent elements of the Working Tax Credit in 2012-13, to ensure the welfare system remains affordable.
Child and disability elements of tax credits will be uprated in line with CPI inflation - but there was outcry when it was announced the Government will not go ahead with a planned pounds 110 above inflation increase to the child tax credit and will not uprate the couple and lone parent elements of the working tax credit in 2012-13 Save the Children in Wales' James Pritchard said: "For many families the scrapped pounds 110 increase in child tax credit could mean the difference between putting food on the table for their children or having them go hungry.
Child and disability elements of tax credits will be uprated in line with CPI inflation - but there was outcry when it was announced the Government will not go ahead with a planned pounds 110 above inflation increase to the child tax credit and will not uprate the couple and lone parent elements of the working tax credit in 2012-13 James Pritchard, of Save the Children in Wales, said: "Today's announcements are dire news for the poorest families - both in and out of work - who have seen core benefits they depend on cut in real terms.

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