fission

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fissiōnem, accusative singular of fissiō (the act of breaking up), from findō (split, divide).

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Noun[edit]

fission (countable and uncountable, plural fissions)

  1. The process whereby one item splits to become two.
  2. (physics) Short for nuclear fission: The process of splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller particles.
  3. (biology) The process by which a bacterium splits to form two daughter cells.

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Verb[edit]

fission (third-person singular simple present fissions, present participle fissioning, simple past and past participle fissioned)

  1. (transitive) To cause to undergo fission.
  2. (intransitive) To undergo fission.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fission

  1. Genitive singular form of fissio.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fissiō, fissiōnem.

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Noun[edit]

fission f (plural fissions)

  1. (chiefly physics) fission

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fission, from Latin fissiō, fissiōnem.

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Noun[edit]

fission c

  1. (physics) nuclear fission
  2. The process whereby a company splits to become two.

Declension[edit]

Declension of fission 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fission fissionen fissioner fissionerna
Genitive fissions fissionens fissioners fissionernas

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