scissile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scissilis, from scindere, scissum (to cut, to split). Compare French scissile. See schism, scissors.

Adjective[edit]

scissile (comparative more scissile, superlative most scissile)

  1. Readily cut or split
  2. (chemistry, of a bond) easily broken

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scissile(m), accusative form of scissilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃis.si.le/, [ˈʃis̪s̪il̺e]
  • Rhymes: -issile
  • Hyphenation: scìs‧si‧le

Adjective[edit]

scissile (masculine and feminine plural scissili)

  1. (chiefly of minerals) scissile (easily split)

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