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1. fission

noun. ['ˈfɪʃən'] a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.

Synonyms

  • nuclear fission

Etymology

  • fissionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Fission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Sentences with fission


1. Noun, singular or mass
Amoebas reproduce asexually by binary fission where the nucleus splits into two and a new cell forms round each.

2. fission

noun. ['ˈfɪʃən'] reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts.

Synonyms

  • schizogony
  • asexual reproduction

Etymology

  • fissionem (Latin)
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