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fission

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈfɪʃən/ ENVIRONMENT
a process in which the nucleus of an atom divides and releases a large amount of energy: atomic/nuclear fission Industrialized nations should increase their efforts in supporting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and nuclear fission.
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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