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fission British & World English

Division or splitting into two or more parts

fission bomb British & World English

another term for atom bomb.

nuclear fission British & World English

A nuclear reaction in which a heavy nucleus splits spontaneously or on impact with another particle, with the release of energy

fission-track dating British & World English

A technique for establishing the age of a mineral sample from its uranium content. It involves microscopically counting tracks produced by uranium fission fragments and then establishing the existing concentration of uranium by counting again after irradiating the sample with neutrons

fission English Thesaurus

the fission of uranium atoms

fission English-Spanish

fisión f

fission bomb English-Spanish

bomba f atómica, bomba

molecular/atomic/nuclear fission in fission English-Spanish

fisión molecular/atómica/nuclear