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fissionable

[fish-uh-nuh-buh l] /ˈfɪʃ ə nə bəl/
adjective, Physics.
1.
capable of or possessing a nucleus or nuclei capable of undergoing fission:
a fissionable nucleus; fissionable material.
Also, fissile.
Origin of fissionable
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; fission + -able
Related forms
fissionability, noun
nonfissionable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fissionability

fissionable

/ˈfɪʃənəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of undergoing nuclear fission as a result of any process Compare fissile (sense 1)
Derived Forms
fissionability, noun
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