Fission

Fission is a splitting of something into two or more parts. ...
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Fission

• (n.) A cleaving, splitting, or breaking up into parts. • (n.) A process by which certain coral polyps, echinoderms, annelids, etc., spontaneously subdivide, each individual thus forming two or more new ones. See Strobilation. • (n.) A method of asexual reproduction among the lowest (unicellular) organisms by means of a process of s...
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fission

(fish´әn) the act of splitting. asexual reproduction in which the cell divides into two (binary fission) or more (multiple fission) daughter parts, each of which becomes an individual organism. nuclear fission; the splitting of the atomic nucleus, with release of energy. ...
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Fission

(Nuclear) Fission is the process where a heavy nuclei (e.g. U-235) decays by splitting into two equal fragments (fission fragments). This process proceeds with the emission of Neutrons and Gamma Rays , the neutrons being available to initiated further fissions and thus a nuclear chain reaction. Some nuclides such as Cf-252 can undergo spontaneous ....
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Fission

(Nuclear) Fission is the process where a heavy nuclei (e.g. U-235) decays by splitting into two equal fragments (fission fragments). This process proceeds with the emission of Neutrons and Gamma Rays , the neutrons being available to initiated further fissions and thus a nuclear chain reaction. Some nuclides such as Cf-252 can undergo spontaneous f...
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Fission

[biology] In biology, fission occurs when a cell (or body, population, or species) divides into two or more parts and the regeneration of those parts into separate cells (bodies, populations, or species). Binary fission produces two separate cells, populations, species, etc., whereas multiple fission produces more than two cells, population...
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Fission

Fis'sion noun [ Latin fissio . See Fissure .] 1. A cleaving, splitting, or breaking up into parts. 2. (Biol.) A method of asexual reproduction among the lowest (unicellular) organisms by means of a process of self-division, consisting of gradual division or cleavage...
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Fission

A nuclear reaction in which an atomic nucleus breaks into smaller nuclei of comparable mass, releasi
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fission

A type of cell division in which overall (i.e., not localised) cell growth is followed by septum formation which typically divides the fully grown cell into two similar or identical cells. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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fission

Cell division by cleavage (splitting) of the cell into two parts.
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fission

Division of single-celled organisms, especially prokaryotes, in which mitosis does not occur. Also used to refer to mitosis in certain unicellular fungi.
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fission

fission, in physics: see nuclear energy and nucleus; see also atomic bomb.
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Fission

In chemistry, fission is the disintegration of the nucleus of a heavy atom with the liberation of large amounts of energy.
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fission

In physics, the splitting of a heavy atomic nucleus into two or more major fragments. It is accompanied by the emission of two or three neutrons and the release of large amounts of nuclear energy. Fission occurs spontaneously in nuclei of uranium-235, the main fuel used in nuclear reactors. However, the process can also be induced by bombarding...
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fission

nuclear fission. A nuclear reaction in which an atomic nucleus breaks into smaller nuclei of comparable mass, releasing a large amount of energy.
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fission

splitting or division (esp. of cells) 
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fission

Splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller units
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fission

Splitting the nucleus of an atom into smaller units.
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Fission

The breakdown of atomic constituents into a lighted atom and radioactive products.
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fission

The process in which heavy nuclei split to form lighter nuclei.
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Fission

The release of energy through splitting atoms.
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Fission

The splitting of a heavy nucleus into two or more lighter nuclei, releasing a large amount of energy. See also: Critical Chain Reaction, Frisch, Otto, Fusion, Nuclear Reaction.
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Fission

The splitting of a heavy nucleus into two, accompanied by the release of a relatively large amount of energy and usually one or more neutrons. It may be spontaneous but usually is due to a nucleus absorbing a neutron and thus becoming unstable
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Fission

The splitting of a heavy nucleus into two, accompanied by the release of a relatively large amount of energy and generally one or more neutrons. It may be spontaneous but usually is due to a nucleus absorbing a neutron.
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Fission

The splitting of a heavy nucleus into two, accompanied by the release of a relatively large amount of heat and generally one or more neutrons. It may be spontaneous but usually is due to a nucleus absorbing a neutron.
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