Translation of fission in Spanish:

fission

fisión, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪʃən//ˈfɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    fisión feminine
    molecular/atomic/nuclear fission fisión molecular/atómica/nuclear
    • Because fission releases additional neutrons, a chain reaction can take place.
    • These fission products are not found in natural background radiation, but are exclusively byproducts of nuclear weapons explosions and nuclear reactor operations.
    • In most cases, the purpose of a nuclear reactor is to capture the energy released from fission reactions and put it to some useful service.
    • It produces no fission radioactive by-products or fallout of serious concern.
    • Uranium fission plants in the US are presently supplying less than 8% of our total energy demand.