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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of being split or cleft or divided in the direction of the grain; Capable of undergoing nuclear splitting.

Usage examples (33)
  • fissile crystals
  • Only 0.7% of natural uranium is "fissile", or capable of undergoing fission in a normal reactor.
  • I don't think the word fissile is in the speech.
  • The term "fissile" is used to designate materials that can sustain fission chain reactions for more
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