HyperDic: nuclear_fission

English > 1 sense of the expression nuclear fission:
NOUNprocessnuclear fission, fissiona nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
English > nuclear fission: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningA nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.
Synonymfission
Broadernuclear reaction(physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei
Spanishfisión, fisión nuclear
Catalanfissió, fissió nuclear

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