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fission

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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] fissionem (a breaking up), related to findere (to split).

Noun

Singular
fission

Plural
s

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

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Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to fission

Third person singular
fissions

Simple past
fissioned

Past participle
fissioned

Present participle
fissioning

to fission (third-person singular simple present fissions, present participle fissioning, simple past and past participle fissioned)
  1. To cause to fission.
  2. To undergo fission.

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Finnish

Noun

fission

  1. Genitive singular form of fissio.

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