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fission

noun [U]  /ˈfɪʃ·ən, ˈfɪʒ-/ us  
physics the dividing of the nucleus of an atom, producing energy biology Fission is also the division of a living cell during reproduction in some very small organisms
Translations of “fission”
in Spanish fisión…
in French fission…
in German die Spaltung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (核)裂變,分裂, 細胞分裂, 裂殖…
in Chinese (Simplified) (核)裂变,分裂, 细胞分裂, 裂殖…
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