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Meaning of NUCLEAR FISSION

Pronunciation:  'nookleeur 'fishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
 
 Synonyms: fission
 
 See Also: nuclear reaction

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alpha decay, atom-chipping, atomic disintegration, atomic reaction, atomization, atom-smashing, beta decay, bombardment, breeding, bullet, chain reaction, cleavage, disintegration series, dissociation, exchange reaction, fission, fission reaction, gamma decay, ionization, neutron reaction, nonreversible reaction, nucleization, photodisintegration, proton gun, proton reaction, reversible reaction, splitting the atom, stimulation, target, thermonuclear reaction
 

 

 

 

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