Associations to the word «Fission»


FISSION, noun. The process whereby one item splits to become two.
FISSION, noun. (physics) The process of splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller particles; nuclear fission
FISSION, noun. (biology) The process by which a bacterium splits to form two daughter cells.
FISSION, verb. To cause to undergo fission.
FISSION, verb. (intransitive) To undergo fission.
FISSION BOMB, noun. An atomic bomb that uses nuclear fission as a source of energy
FISSION BOMBS, noun. Plural of fission bomb
FISSION ROCKET, noun. (astronautics) a spacecraft having a fission reactor that powers the rocket
FISSION ROCKET, noun. (astronautics) a nuclear-pulse rocket that uses fission-based atomic bombs to supply propulsive force
FISSION ROCKETS, noun. Plural of fission rocket

Dictionary definition

FISSION, noun. Reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts.
FISSION, noun. A nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.

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