fissionable

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fission +‎ -able

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fissionable

  1. Capable of undergoing nuclear fission; fissile.

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Noun[edit]

fissionable (plural fissionables)

  1. Any fissile or fissionable substance.
    • 1956, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (volume 12, number 4, page 106)
      If one nation seized the fissionables within its borders, this would “serve as a danger signal” to other nations. The wrongdoer's gain would be short-lived because other nations would take defensive action in kind.