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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Capable of undergoing nuclear separating.

Usage examples (38)
  • A fissionable nucleous
  • Adjective : a fissionable nucleus; fissionable material
  • It is only the atoms of mass 235 which are fissionable, that is, from which energy is released.
  • Isotopes of uranium and plutonium which fission in a fast neutron environment are said to be "fissionable", as distinct from fissile. for more
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